Angela Merkel – I feel sorry sometimes for…

I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much…


“I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.”
-Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel – So Europe needs to be…

So Europe needs to be competitive and we also need to be competitive if we…


“So Europe needs to be competitive and we also need to be competitive if we wish to remain an interesting economic partner for the United States. This has to be done on the basis of strength, of competitiveness.”
-Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel – Overcoming the Cold War required…

Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and…


“Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integration of the two Germanys and Europe.”
-Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel – It certainly is dangerous that…

It certainly is dangerous that there are only a few clubs left in Europe that…


“It certainly is dangerous that there are only a few clubs left in Europe that can afford to pay millions. At the end of the day however, the spectators decide the rates of pay – by watching the games and consuming the goods and services advertised on sports TV programmes.”
-Angela Merkel