Hate based on ‘culture’

11 Oct

It hurts when ‘your’ football club lost a match. But the suffering can be alleviated when the rival football club is losing too. It is all about honour and pride: You do not want your club to befamous as the ‘shame’ of the region. 

Leo Wigger is from Hamburg, Germany, and he is a fanatic HSV Hamburg-fan. He tells why he hates ‘his’ rival Werder Bremen so much: “It’s a ‘cultural-thing.'”

One Response to “Hate based on ‘culture’”


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