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 turn the field of white green.

On the teams social media pages, the call to action was dire. “We need your support for tonight, so that the game can be played!” said a message on Facebook. “Bring your snow plow with you and let us clear the place together! Each hand helps.”

SF Lotte Fan Thank You

More than 100 fans lent their time and strength to make sure the game played on as scheduled. Did their hard work pay off? It sure did! SF Lotte finished the game with a 2–0 victory against 1860 Munich and advanced to the quarterfinals.

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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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