Thousands celebrate after the local soccer team of Eintracht Frankfurt returned from Berlin. The team stunned Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich 3-1 in the German Soccer Cup final.
Darmstadt’s Terrence Boyd celebrates his goal marking the 1-0 in a German first division (or Bundesliga) soccer match SV Darmstadt 98 vs Borussia Dortmund, Feb.12. Darmstadt won 2-1.
A Kosovo player jubilates after his team scored the 2-0 goal in a friendly soccer match Kosovo vs. Faroe Islands in Frankfurt, June 3. Kosovo won 2-0, despite playing for nearly an hour with 10 men.
Frankfurt’s Paraguayan player Nelson Valdez jubilates after scoring the 4-0 in a German first division soccer match Eintracht Frankfurt vs SC Paderborn 07, Mar. 14, only minutes after making his return following a six-month injury absence. He of course received the yellow card for taking his shirt off in celebration – undressing is not allowed during the match, although highly recomended afterwards.
Thistles grow on the grandstand of the Boellenfalltor soccer stadium in Darmstadt, south of Frankfurt, July 10. Despite the stadium’s run-down state the local soccer club Darmstadt 98 made it into Germany’s second league, or 2. Bundesliga. Renovation of the old arena is now mandatory for obtaining a licence from the German soccer federation.
People sit on their stools, camping chairs or blankets to jointly watch the World Cup soccer match Germany vs Ghana on the sidewalk in front of one of Frankfurt’s traditional “Wasserhauschen” (water houses) June 21. The match ended in a 2-2 draw.
Attila, the mascot eagle of German first division soccer club Eintracht Frankfurt, pictured at Frankfurt’s stadium prior to a match, May 3. (Frankfurt lost 0-2, in case anyone cares)