Berlin says ‘nein’ to World Cup fan zone and calls off Germany’s street party
10-Sep-2022 13:03:39 | The Guardian
- Organising company blames Covid uncertainty for decision
- ‘Fan mile’ attracted hundreds of thousands of supporters
Fifa’s decision to hold the World Cup in Qatar in winter means thousands of Germany supporters will have to do without their traditional huge “fan mile” viewing party at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.
Berlin’s local environment authority told news agency DPA on Saturday that it was unlikely to approve the special exemptions needed to hold such an event, while the chief executive of the organising company said it would not be feasible this year. Continue reading...Read More