Category Germany

The “Terrorist Attack” in Germany That Was Actually a Capitalist Plot for Profit

So much for terrorism. The suspect was hoping to profit from a drop in the football team’s share price as a result of the attack.

Germany, Franz Beckenbauer, and the ghost of Charlie Dempsey

Havelange, Blatter, Blazer, Valcke, Warner, Texeira, Platini… Franz Beckenbauer can now add his name to the list of The Untouchables who – it turns out – are in fact touchable by the law.

A Short Film About the Greatest World Cup Game of All-Time (possibly)

Michel Platini apparently said after the game he thought Battiston was dead. When told after the game that Battiston had lost three teeth, Schumacher said: “If that’s all that’s wrong with him, I’ll buy him the crowns.”