I expect this from Joe Biden, not Ms. Merkel.
Glückwunsch – perfekter Einstieg ins Turnier! pic.twitter.com/quPPoQiBVq
— Steffen Seibert (@RegSprecher) June 16, 2014
But Germans do like their soccer. Fans were even allowed to bring their own sofas and watch Germany vs. Portugal on a big screen at the Alte Foersterei FC Union stadium in Berlin.
I wonder if Germany lost, would the fans torch the sofas Michigan State style?