by Cintia Hetei Sport inGermany
Sport is an important part of German culture and society. Sportsmen are the most known persons, and they represent Germany in the world. Sport competitions are the most popular events in the German media.
The Bundesliga, has one of the highest average attendances of any professional sports league in the world. The Germany national football team won the FIFA World Cup three times (1954, 1974, 1990) German clubs are successful in european champions league and other cups too. Oliver Kahn Football Franz Beckenbauer Allianz Arena - Munich
German players - mostly women - are doing well in Winter Olympics. Katarina Witt won two Olympic gold medals in figure skating for East Germany Claudia Pechstein the most successful Olympic speed skater of all-time. Winter sports
Germany is one of the leading motorsports countries in the world. Michael Schumacher is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time. Sebastian Vettel is the current Formula One World Champion, having won the championship 4 years in a row. He holds or held numerous other "youngest" F1 records, among them: the youngest driver to score championship points, to lead a race, to secure pole position, and to win a race. motorsport