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World champs call for help for Germany’s refugees

World champs call for help for Germany’s refugees

September 2, 2015

BERLIN, Sept 2 — Germany’s World Cup-winning footballers have condemned xenophobic attacks on the thousands of foreigners pouring into their country and led calls to help the refugees amidst the ongoing crisis here. Led by captain Bastian Schweinsteiger, a group of players appear in a video holding up signs condemning violence and calling for “respect”, “help”, “integration” and “fairplay” towards any refugee arriving in Germany. Europe’s biggest economy this year expects a record... Read more

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