The German style of play is highly disciplined and efficient and has been described as ‘orderly systems soccer’. Players are recognized as hard-working and play a very physical game. German teams have won everything that can be won on an international scale. The national team has won three World Championships and three European Championships. After Brazil, Germany (sometimes West Germany) has appeared as a team in the World Cup more than any other nation in the world. Without question, Fußball is Germany's most beloved, most watched, and most played sport. Germans consider soccer to be their national sport, while joking that talking politics is their second national sport. Some of Germany's most famous and valuable players include Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Rudi Völler, Lothar Matthäus and Jürgen Klinsmann. Germany saw its biggest World Cup victory in 1978 against Mexico, crushing the Mexicans 6-0. Germany last hosted the World Cup in 2006.
There are loads of places where one can enjoy a perfect holiday like all the major cities like Berlin, Cologne, Dresden, Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart and Hamburg where one can have all the modern amenities along with a glimpse of the local rich culture. Other places include the Neuschwanstein Castle, the Romantic Road comprising of 220 miles of enchanting vistas or the Lake Constance the most important aquatic attraction. A complete perspective of Germany will be incomplete without the visit to Dachau, the most famous concentration camp of the Nazi era. A visit to one of the oldest universities of Germany in Heidelberg is a perfect reminder of the rich educational past. A quiet hike or cross-country skiing through the Black Forest is a delightful respite from all the din and bustle of the city. The Frisian Islands on the North Sea is the most amazing haunt among those who are in love with crisp sea air and white sandy beaches.