The countdown to this summer´s European Football Championship has begun. Berlin being a city full of many nationalities soon bars will be full of people cheering for their respective country´s football team. It should make for an interesting summer as people will be thrown together or form allegiances under the banner of watching sport.
Arguably the Ideal places for watching games, pending the sun making an appearance obviously, are open air venues and Berlin has a number of such outdoor viewing options. Whether it´s converging with thousands of others with the Brandenburg Gate as a backdrop, stylishly supping cocktails on a roof terrace or enjoying a few cold ones in a beer garden.
If you are fairly new to the world of watching football but would like to join in here´s a few tips to help you blend in while watching a game.
Be prepared to swear quite a lot. Swearing watching football games is obligatory.
If the referee gives a decision against the team you are cheering for and it´s not clear cut, you can shout ´oh this referee is biased´ or ´come on ref put your glasses on´
Read our full article on where to watch Euro 2012 in Berlin at Oh-Berlin blog