“He’s coming residence? ”: Is the spirit of the European Football Championship blowing to Bremen?


Germany internationals celebrate after beating France in the semi-finals at the Milton Keynes Stadium
The German group will play in opposition to England in the ultimate of the European Championship at Wembley Stadium in England.

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The German soccer ladies are in the ultimate of the European Championship. From the first sport, our reporter Ines Schumann was enthusiastic. That’s why she hopes to give the Werder ladies a lift.

No, I’m removed from having the ability to make a qualitative evaluation of soccer or, on this case, ladies’s soccer. Everything I do know I obtained from the tv or typically from the stadium – as a spectator. Football, in Bremen that often means – though now we have a ladies’s group – Werder with Werner, Duksch and “Fülle” and internationally additionally cheering for the German group.

Watching soccer at the Women’s European Championship is totally completely different. It is completely different primarily as a result of I can get pleasure from the actual ardour that gripped me from the first sport of this European championship. Maybe it is like consuming my favourite dish I do know: every part is sustainably grown, purchased with out plastic and from their very own area.

It is about soccer that’s completely different

And your personal space is a bit there too with a Werder participant – if not in the German group, then with Katharina Schiechtl with the Austrians. Given how truthful the sport was and the way aggressive the Austrians beat the German ladies in the quarter-finals (2-0 for Germany), I do not suppose Katharina Schiechtl blames Bremen for celebrating the German group.

Yes, the EM will get me so carried away that I even watch the lengthy begin studies on TV​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ It’s about ladies’s soccer, which suggests it is about ladies in soccer and subsequently so much about the gender debate (nonetheless happening) and about soccer that is inter- completely different As completely different as the biographies of the gamers.

No one pushes ahead

I pay attention to interviews with the gamers, who usually are not solely well-versed in the language, but in addition present well-thought-out analyzes shortly after the match. A really down-to-earth coach who at all times expresses her satisfaction in these ladies and emphasizes that each one the 23 nationwide gamers in the group see themselves as one group.

A group that actually deserves the identify. There could also be competitors right here too, however we see a group during which nobody pushes ahead. On the different hand: a prize as a sport participant is at all times seen as a group effort.

Another espresso service for the European title?

I came upon {that a} complete of 15 nationwide gamers have began or completed their research. That soccer is so much, however not every part in the life of the ladies’s nationwide group. And that is clearly superb for the sport and the cohesion.

At the similar time, of course, it additionally reveals that the earnings of skilled feminine soccer gamers is considerably decrease than the earnings of their male colleagues. Even although occasions have modified, the legendary espresso service offered by the DFB to the German ladies’s nationwide group in 1989 for the title of European champions has not been forgotten.

motherhood as knowledgeable

The matter of “being a mom as knowledgeable soccer participant” was additionally controversially mentioned. In the extremely advisable ARD documentary “Born for this”, Almuth Schult, curator and mom of the twins, provides a really private perspective.

However, there’s nonetheless loads of criticism about the alternative ways during which the two genders method (skilled) soccer – however the enthusiasm for this European Championship might encourage a brand new spirit in soccer – foot.

Late adjustments

When (with permission) the Werder ladies play in opposition to the Freiburg ladies in the Bundesliga at the Weser Stadium in November, it is not going to solely be a dream for them. Hopefully the wind from the Women’s European Championship will result in some lengthy overdue adjustments in native soccer.

But for now I’m wanting ahead to singing to 90,000 followers at Wembley Stadium and an thrilling European Championship ultimate.

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