football

RB Leipzig: The contentious rise of the controversial club

LeipGlo contributor Adam takes a closer look at the peculiar status and history of Leipzig's biggest and most successful football club, RB Leipzig. What is so different about them and what does success mean for German football in general?

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Inter Leipzig: football meets integration

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"The beautiful game cannot become a symbol of exclusion and a space for those seeking to define the nation based on racial lines - hence the importance of Inter Leipzig's efforts."

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World Cup 2018: picking the Best Eleven

If you could draft any eleven players from World Cup 2018 into your dream team, which would you pick?

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RB Leipzig: good investment or sugar high?

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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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"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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"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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