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German Football: History, Culture, Society and the World Cup by Alan Tomlinson, Christopher Young

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By Alan Tomlinson, Christopher Young

This topical ebook presents unheard of research of football's place in post-war and post-reunification Germany.

The professional group of German and British contributors offers wide-ranging perspectives on the importance of soccer in German wearing and cultural existence, exhibiting the way it has emerged as a spotlight for an expression of German nationwide id and delight within the post-war era.

Some of the topics tested include:

  • footballing expressions of neighborhood, nearby and nationwide identity
  • ethnic dynamics, migrant populations and Europeanization
  • German football’s advertisement economy
  • women’s football.

Key moments within the heritage of German soccer also are explored, reminiscent of the victories in 1954, 1972 and 1990, the founding of the Bundesliga, and the profitable bid for the 2006 global Cup.

 

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The 3–2 victory was seen as a vindication of ‘Austria’, even though the two decisive goals were scored by Hans Krankl, who at the time represented the archetypical personification of proletarian Viennese culture. Ever since the game, the final goal clinching the 3–2 victory is aired on television at every opportunity (whether appropriate or not), together with the radio commentary of reporter Edi Finger (‘I’m going crazy . ’), which is now also known widely even in Germany. The constant retelling and replaying of the moment and its interpretation indicate the importance of an event that goes far beyond the football pitch.

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