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The Euros couldn’t come at a worse time for Germany

15 June 2024

4:30 PM

15 June 2024

4:30 PM

Like many Germans, I remember the summer of 2006 with fondness. We hosted the football World Cup, and for a few glorious weeks the country was transformed. The sun literally didn’t stop shining. Every cafe, bar and park seemed to have the football on TV. The country was in an exceedingly good mood.

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