Fans on both sides emotional following captivating final

July 13, 2014

July 13, 2014

(...) one goal was all that was necessary to secure Germany its first world title since 1990, and make fans watching at Zum Schneider, a Lower East Side bar, jump for joy.

“This is one of the best places in New York City if you’re German,” said Kristina Ruff, 30, a doctor from Midtown. “It’s awesome here.”

Moments after the game, the phrase “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” was trending on Twitter.

“It’s amazing,” said Logan Reisenbigler, 22, a graduate student from the Upper East Side, who watched at Zum Schneider. “I lived in Germany for six years and I just came back from Germany. If it wasn’t going to be America, it had to be Germany. I’m ecstatic. I was overcome with emotion. I’m going to go all over the city and scream.” Full article