Top ten: Why Germany is better than France

Top ten: Why Germany is better than France
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Germany and France meet on Friday in the quarter-finals of the football World Cup in Brazil. The Local List looks at ten reasons why supporting Germany is the smart choice.


Both countries enjoy a close relationship, but this week that will not matter. 

The Local List looks beyond the football field to show why Germany beats France hands down in pretty much everything.  

As one reader wrote on Twitter: “The Germans are known for ambition, hard work, discipline and order. The French are known for food and wine. Go Germany.”

From beer's health benefits to strikes, we discover the reasons why even non-football fans should be supporting Germany on Friday.

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