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Mario Götze makes awkward return to Dortmund, regrets Bayern move

Embed from Getty Images Borussia Dortmund fans burned his shirts and called him “Judas,” but now Mario Götze is back after three years with Bayern Munich. Back in April, when rumors of a potential return first surfaced, Dortmund fans held up banners that read “Milan or Madrid. Just not Dortmund. Piss off Götze!” during a …

European football falls victim to Pokemon Go epidemic

If you see professional footballers running around the pitch while staring at their phones during matches this season, it’s because they’re playing Pokemon Go — a mobile game that has pretty much usurped pornography as the most popular thing on the internet in just a matter of days since its release. Borussia Dortmund defender Marcel Schmelzer shared …

Germany’s Julian Weigl and the future of tiki-taka

By Becquer Seguin The ball pinged back and forth, aimlessly, as if trapped in a pinball machine. Xavi Hernández passed the ball to Andrés Iniesta, who was maybe 10 feet away. Iniesta then passed it to David Silva, again, just 10 feet or so away. Silva back to Iniesta. Iniesta back to Silva. Silva over …