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Thomas Müller, Andre Schürrle and Mario Götze: goal celebration after the winning goal in the final of the 2014 World Cup.Photo (detail): © picture alliance / Rolf Kosecki

Football in Germany

The German team has been knocked out, the World Cup continues: Facts, fans and stars – we show some aspects of German football culture for the 2018 World Cup. And in our quiz, football philosophers and part-time fans can test their knowledge.

Football at Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Football meets library © Goethe-Institut Indonesien/Dominic Julian

Football meets library

In our international online video game tournament, the language course participants of Goethe-Institute Bandung, Bangkok, Colombo, Delhi, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Calcutta, Pune and Tokyo are playing against each other using PlayStation to determine a champion.

© Goethe-Institut Bandung © Goethe-Institut Bandung

Football day

The Goethe-Instituts wants to invite you to a day of fun and games. Everything will be about Football!

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Quizzeit in our Facebook - take a part!

Test your knowledge about German football

By Thomas Winkler

Fußballfans beim Public Viewing
© Picture Alliance, Ole Spata

Choose a response!

#celebration worldwide

Video „#celebration“
© Lea Delazer/Goethe-Institut e. V.

Show us the Celebrations in your City!

Fans around the world celebrate the goals of their team. How happy are you? We collect videos and photos of the most beautiful jubilant scenes under the hashtag #celebration – on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Take part now!

Football Nation Germany

Community: Deutsch für Dich

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Deutsch für dich

Learn German together free of charge: Browse tutorials by language ability level and topic, and add them to your own learning list. You will find learning tips and you may share experiences with other users in the forum.

Fußballfahnen vor Football flags in front of the Red Squaredem Roten Platz Photo (detail): Svetlana Kerestely © Goethe-Institut

Find learning partners
Writing, speaking, practising

How do you watch football? Do you prefer to do it at home or at a bar, alone, with friends or with family? Tell us how you watch football and show us your photos!

World Cup 2018: excitement, joy, celebration

Learn German – World Cup: Level A2
Excitement, Joy, Celebration

Russia and the world are in football fever from 14th June to 15th July. Are you ready? Test your knowledge of the World Cup, learn interesting facts from the history of the World Cup and learn football words.