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RB Leipzig: good investment or sugar high?

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investment, football in Leipzig

It’s “a first division football team artificially created by the investments of some hyper-caffeinated Austrian rich cats.” But is that entirely… bad?

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The day Leipzig met the Champions League

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Red Bull Arena. By Philipp - Flickr: Leipzig von oben: Zentralstadion, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.

“Champions League games are particularly peaceful affairs, as alcoholic beverages aren’t sold at the stadium. I didn’t tell my dad, and he drank his 0% beer in blissful ignorance.”

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Why football succeeds and handball doesn’t

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Von Steindy (talk) 00:03, 21 January 2010 (UTC) - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9036458

“The reduction of the midfield in handball to something like a racetrack between the goals makes the game resemble a monotonous pendulum.”

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The Euro Cup’s Best Eleven

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If you could pick your Best Eleven, who would they be? (Euro Cup 2016) http://leipglo.com

Whom would you pick if you had a chance to form your dream football team?

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Why the Euro Cup is like Game of Thrones

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Parallels between the Euro Cup and hit series Game of Thrones. http://leipglo.com

Will you go for the Starks (Germany) or Lannisters (France)? Will the Night King (Cristiano Ronaldo) be able to stave off Daenerys’s Dragons (Wales)?

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The Euro sputter Cup

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Euro Cup not living up to expectations - a sputtering start. Commentary http://leipglo.com.

It is troubling that the hooligans are putting more passion into the game than the players themselves.

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