Soccer

German soccer fills stadium with cardboard fans - and it's odd

3 days ago   |   By New York Post

It looks bizarre. It looks strange. It looks so very 2020. The German soccer league Bundesliga's match between Borussia Mönchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen on May 23 used cardboard pictures of fans to fill the seats at Borussia-Park in Moenchengladbach, Germany. Also included were cutouts of legendary players of Borussia Mönchengladbach's past. The visitors, Borussia Mönchengladbach,...
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13,000 cardboard cut-outs make up Bundesliga crowd in Monchengladbach

13,000 cardboard cut-outs make up Bundesliga crowd in Monchengladbach

3 days ago   |   By CaughtOffside

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown up some historic images in 2020, and that extends to the sporting events that are just beginning to get going again.
Germany's Bundesliga is already into its second week of fixtures after the lockdown was lifted, and in order for the atmospheres in grounds to not be too eerie given the lack of supporters, the clubs are coming up with some novel ways to make it look as though there's a crowd in the stadium.
During Saturday's Borussia Monchengladbach v Bayer Leverkusen game, it appeared that the hosts had a healthy crowd watching on.
In fact, the ‘crowd'...
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German Bundesliga: Who's saying what

German Bundesliga: Who's saying what

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Thomas Ludwig, a Borussia Moenchengladbach supporter, on the decision to install cardboard cut-out images of fans to fill empty seats after supporters were banned in the light of the coronavirus. There is nothing more beautiful than playing these matches against Dortmund here at Allianz Arena or Dortmund.
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Video: LeBron James Narrates Nike Ad About Sports Returning from COVID-19 Hiatus

3 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James spread a positive message amid the coronavirus pandemic in an ad released by Nike on Saturday...
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Video: Borussia Monchengladbach Use Cardboard Cutouts of Fans Amid Pandemic

3 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach got creative Saturday in the absence of fans due to the coronavirus pandemic...
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