The view from Germany
The sweet taste of failure
February 8, 2013
By Uli Hesse
There was a lot of talk about curses this week. "Germany overcome the France curse," headlined a wire report on Wednesday, after our national team had triumphed 2-1 at the Stade de France to register their first win on French soil since 1935. Meanwhile, a popular sports website declared: "Victory in Paris! Germans overcome their French curse!"
However, what the Paris win should have truly ended for good is the talk ...