Young guns go for it

February 18, 2003
By Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
Germans, as you know, are reserved and considered. Rare are the cases when we act emotionally or make binding statements on the spur of the moment. On the whole, this only happens when we're asked to go to war or hand out awards to football people.

Last August, Bayer Leverkusen's Klaus Toppmöller was voted Germany's 'Coach of the Year 2002'. That there were still four months to come in 2002 didn't seem to make much of a difference - but as it turned out, these would be long weeks indeed ...

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