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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

World Cup 2018
Football in Germany

Cheer with us! 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.

Test: Are you a football expert?

How well do you know German football? Answer our questions now and find out what type of football fan you are. – There are no wrong answers!

By Thomas Winkler

Fußballfans beim Public Viewing
© Picture Alliance, Ole Spata

Choose a response!

#celebration worldwide

© 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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Die kostenlose Online-Community
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.

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.