Was soccer Nazi propaganda?

Amazing Indy and crew,

I have a question for Out of the Foxholes.
Did soccer play a great part in de Nazi propaganda?
Do you know if there were any soccer fans among the Nazi leadership?
At my home a have banner of the German soccerclub Schalke04
They are champions of Germany 7 times from wich 6 times in the Nazi era.
So for them strange enough this Nazi era was the best period in their club history.

Kind Regards from Juan

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In the Axis Minors it was mandatory for football clubs to do the Nazi Salute prior to the start of a match. This, for example, is a picture from the match between Macedonia Skopje (left) and Levski Sofia (right). The Levski players refused to do the salute and were fined for it.

levski-balgaria-v-makedonl-1

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Rambo football intensifies

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I was under the impression that in Skopje they say that they were under occupation during 1941-1944 :wink:

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Sir, I will have you know that Vardar Macedonia had the WORST occupation out of any country. Do you know what happened? Their soccer team failed to win the 1942 Bulgarian State Football Championship! They only finished seccond! Future War Against Humanity episode right there.

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