How much do you know about German football language? How do you say nutmeg in German? What is Angstgegner? What is the difference between a Dreierpack and a Hackentrick? Try our football language quiz below and find out the answers to these and other questions about German language of football. We have used these words and phrases from the Bundesliga’s football language dictionary here.

Football Quiz: German Football Phrases

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