The nerd club from Breisgau

First of all: It would be easy to hate SC Freiburg. As sporty as TSG Hoffenheim up to 1980, then the traditional local rivals Freiburger FC were insidiously catapulted into insignificance and finally, in Volker Finke, they hired a coach who looked exactly like a tutor who came to school on a recumbent in the morning. And yet I’ve had a slight crush on the sports club since the nineties.

At that time everything sounded promising, which reached footballing news from distant Breisgau. While in the larger league locations half teams were still being drilled, opposing teams were playing for over ninety minutes