Archive for June 10th, 2008

When I was riding my bike back home from work yesterday afternoon I came across a street corner where an Italian sports bar is located and it seemed as if the owners decorated the whole place in red, white and green. Cologne has a rather large Italian community so it is not very surprising to see the enthusiasm on the street. Lots of flags, lots of posters and jerseys. But as easy as they get excited just as easy are they frustrated and depressed. When I was asking an italian customer about his thoughts about last night’s game he just replied “I am a European, what the hell have I to do with Italy?!”. (more…)

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