Pirates of St Pauli eye another Cup upset

April 11, 2006
By Kevin Fylan
FRANKFURT, April 11 (Reuters) - The German habit of stringing long lists of words together is hardly an endearing feature of the language but there is at least one compound noun that should raise a smile for neutral football fans.

The term 'Weltpokalsiegerbesieger' was coined by supporters of FC St Pauli and literally means 'defeater of the World Cup winners'.

It will be seen on T-shirts throughout Hamburg when the third division outfit host Bayern Munich in the semi-finals ...

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