WATCHING THE FIFA WORLD CUP IN THE U.S. VERSUS GERMANY
After four years of drought, the time has finally come again: The FIFA World Cup is back. Even though Germany didn’t showcase its best performance in the first game against Mexico, I do have high hopes for the team.
While I was living in Germany, I never was a really big soccer fan, nor did I have a favorite team I rooted for. But when it was time for the European and World Cup, I did a whole 180 and turned into a soccer maniac– including dressing up with accessories and attending public viewings.
One might think that I am a major bandwagon, and I have no problem to admit that. But before you judge me, I would love to explain my reasoning behind my transformation: I just love the energy that is going on during a World Cup. It feels like the whole country becomes a union where everyone is welcomed and we celebrate together as a team.
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