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EM 2024: Fan march, cup joy, torrential rain: the round of 16 in the Westfalenstadion

EM 2024: Fan march, cup joy, torrential rain: the round of 16 in the Westfalenstadion
EM 2024: Fan march, cup joy, torrential rain: the round of 16 in the Westfalenstadion

Thousands of DFB supporters marched to the round of 16 to cheer on the national team as a “White Wall”. Impressions from Dortmund.

Hundreds, no, thousands of football fans walk together to the stadium: fan marches always have something martial about them – but also something that gives you goosebumps. This was also the intention of the DFB fans’ march in Dortmund: an army of supporters of the national team dressed in black, pink and white marched to the Westfalenstadion behind a double-decker bus. The “White Wall” along the way was complete with black, red and gold flags.

German fans Dortmund

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New friend of the entourage: Philipp Lahm

It is not the first fan march of the tournament. The latest fan to join the parade is Philipp Lahm: “The fans bring joy with them. Fan marches through city centers are the latest mass phenomenon. It is these encounters that make the tournament a European celebration. It is simply great fun and it can continue like this,” wrote the tournament director on X, formerly Twitter. And at half past nine the rain came…

White wall in black-red-gold

Danish fans

Source: Stern

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