Polyglot in Asia guarantees not only conversation across the border but also job security. As English becomes more common, other linguistic options have risen. German is one of them. A language spoken by 130 million in Europe, especially useful for football fans spending midnight catching the live actions of Borussia Dortmund.
Although learning a new language isn’t easy, it heavily depends on your tutor as well. Ever fancied having one of the Black and Yellows as your tutor?
It was realized when the 33-year-old left-back Marcel Schmelzer appeared on camera to teach the Japanese fans a German word (Fußball) on the first series of ‘Learn German with BVB’ series.
Kindly repeating the word several times staring into the camera, fans have certainly earned their bragging right to their friends and colleagues with the first of many to come.