Culture | How Tibet protests derailed Chinese-German football romance
Spectators raise Tibetan flags at the match between TSV Schott Mainz and China's under-20 team at in Mainz-Mombach, Germany, on November 18, 2017. Photo: Hasan Bratic / dpa
Spectators raise Tibetan flags at the match between TSV Schott Mainz and China's under-20 team at in Mainz-Mombach, Germany, on November 18, 2017. Photo: Hasan Bratic / dpa

How Tibet protests derailed Chinese-German football romance

Inviting China's under-20 national team to play in Germany's Regionalliga Südwest seemed like a win-win. Political sensitivities mean there is unlikely to be another ball kicked in love or anger.

December 18, 2017 5:08 PM (UTC+8)
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