Last modified: 2021-01-16 by klaus-michael schneider
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In former times German soccer players carried green and white trousers, official colors of DFB. And always lost. They changed to white shirts and black trousers. They became soccer world champions.
Source: DFB website.
Jens Pattke, 29 Jun 2002
My 10-year old daughter guessed that it was because green and white are the colours of a soccer field - which makes excellent sense as well.
Joseph McMillan, 30 June 2002
Black and white had been the colours of prussia, the then biggest state in Germany.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 jan 2021
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