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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

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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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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

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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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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

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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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Dustin Hopkins German Interview Shutdown

Watch This German Reporter’s Dustin Hopkins Interview Get Shut Down on Live TV

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals concluded the NFL International Series on Sunday with a tied game in London, a German reporter rushed on the field to interview Redskins kicker Dustin Hopkins, only to find himself shot down on live TV. Hopkins failed to make a 34-yard overtime field goal with less …

Sources: Sports Illustrated 

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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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Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer Hopes Nobody Saw This Kick in the Face

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During Saturday’s World Cup qualifier game against the Czech Republic, Germany’s prized goalkeeper Manuel Neuer demonstrated why he is best served in the box and not out on the field. Neuer, no doubt a huge asset to the German team, went to retrieve a ball in the German box, but …

Sources: @iSupportRMadrid via Twitter

Photo: Saadick Dhansay [Flickr]

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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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Schweinsteiger Fans

Manchester United About To Say ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ To Schweinsteiger

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

England’s Manchester United recently wrote off the acquisition of Germany’s soccer superstar, Bastian Schweinsteiger, but after demoting him into the ranks of the reserve team with 18 months left on his contract, the team is looking at its options to release him entirely. Schweinsteiger was apparently told by team manager José …

Sources: The Independent, Manchester Evening News

Photo: deargdoom57 [Flickr]

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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Bastian Schweinsteiger

Manchester United Writes Off Schweinsteiger as a Financial Loss

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bastian Schweinsteiger’s glory days of soccer fame are facing another major blow as his transfer to Manchester United has become a deal gone bad for the team. After already demoting the champion player by kicking him off the first-team squad, the team has now written off his contract as a financial …

Sources: The Guardian, VICE

Photo: Marcello Casal Jr/Agência Brasil

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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Moritz Böhringer’s Vikings Setback Puts His Pro Football Dream on the Line

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s Moritz Böhringer became a bit of a media sensation when he became the first NFL player to be drafted from another country with no prior US football experience back in May, but after being cut from the team this weekend, he is going to have to take a step …

Sources: SBNation, Minnesota Vikings

Photo: ©NFL UK / 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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Neuer Is Germany’s New Team Captain After Schweinsteiger’s Exit

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his international soccer retirement after the Euro 2016, Germany’s national soccer team has chosen Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer as captain, putting faith in his ability to continue leading the team to victory. If you have followed the German National Team, aka Die Mannschaft, Neuer’s name should be a …

Sources: Deutschland Fussball-Bund, SB Nation

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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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Severed Head Thrown From Stands During German Cup Game

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Soccer, or should I say football, fans are known to go to great lengths to show team spirit, but sometimes an over eccentric fan will come up with an idea that probably takes things a bit too far, which was the case during a German Cup match between Dresden and …

Photo: Groundhopping Merseburg [Flickr]

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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