German national soccer team meets virtual reality

Is Virtual Reality Germany’s Secret Weapon for 2018 World Cup?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It may be too early in the game to determine whether or not virtual reality is here to stay or only just a fad, but while it’s here, the German Football Association (DFB) is willing to give it a shot at becoming the team’s secret weapon when it heads to Russia …

Sources: The Daily Dot

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Schalke 04 Fans Can Give Up Their Clothing for Concessions

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Paying with your smart phone or watch was so last year. Fans of Gelsenkirchen’s football/soccer club Schalke 04 (S04) will have a new way of paying for those brats and beers during games, and all it takes is handing over their newly purchased team jersey. No, fans won’t have to actually hand …

Sources: Schalke 04

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Bastian Schweinsteiger Joins Chicago Fire

Bastian Schweinsteiger to Bring Championship Experience to Chicago Fire

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bastian Schweinsteiger will always been known for his countless soccer championship victories for Germany, including its 2014 World Cup win, but after reaching what could be considered the top of his career, the soccer champion will be leaving his brief stint in England and coming to the US to join the Chicago Fire. Schweinsteiger’s …

Sources: Chicago Fire, Chicago Tribune

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Oops! Nazi-Era National Anthem Played for German Team at Tennis Cup

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During a tennis tournament in Hawaii on Saturday, the game between the US and German women’s team was filled with controversy before the match even started. In a moment when each team is given respect with the playing of their national anthem’s, the German players were met with the most offensive version …

Sources: CNN

Photo: DTB via Twitter

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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SF Lotte Field of Snow

SF Lotte Fans Unite with Snow Shovels to Keep the Game Alive

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Soccer fans in the German town of Lotte awoke to a world full of snow on Tuesday, and when a message was sent out about the cancellation of their much awaited match between their Munich rivals due to snow on the field, SF Lotte fans banded together with shovels in hand to …

Sources: SF Lotte

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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FC Bayern Apple Music

FC Bayern Brings Fans Closer to the Team with Apple Music Collaboration

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Music is an integral piece of any workout. Is it possible without? Yes, but it’s not going to be any fun. So when Germany’s leading FC Bayern Munich soccer team wanted to inspire their fans with the music that keeps the players motivated, they turned to Apple to get it down …

Sources: FC Bayern

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Bayern Munich Uli Hoeness

Bayern Munich Players Told to Learn German or Face Fines

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The days of having all local or native players on a professional football/soccer team are long gone, but for Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeneß, that doesn’t give these international players the right to skip learning the local language and he is now hoping to put an end to the linguistic divide …

Sources: Sport Bild

Photo: Harald Bischoff [Wikimedia]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Philips to Shed New Light on German Soccer in 2017

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While a large number of American’s don’t give a rats ass about soccer (football), the rest of the world treats the sport as an essential piece of life. It is also a sport that has somehow stuck to its roots without letting technology completely change the rules of the game, but …

Sources: Philips

Photos: Philips

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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FC Bocholt - SF Baumberg

Watch the German Soccer Penalty Reversed With Gratifying Kiss

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On the soccer field, anyone on the opposing team is the enemy for the duration of the game, but when a referee made a bad call during a lower league match between FC Bocholt and SF Baumberg, an act of unprecedented sportsmanship was greeted with a kiss of appreciation. As Bocholt striker …

Sources: Independent.ie, Sport 360

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Jägermeister vs Bucks Logo

Did The Milwaukee Bucks Rip Off Jägermeister with New Logo?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s not hard to argue that the deer head affixed to bottles of Jägermeister is one of the most recognized logos in the drinking scene, but when the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks retooled logo last year, someone failed to point out the new design’s similarities to the famous beverage. Jägermeister sure didn’t …

Sources: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, ESPN

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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