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The national colours are black-red-gold; the national team's sports clothes are white and black; why is the flag green and white?
Joseph McMillan, 29 June 2002

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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