With the World Cup taking place in Germany this year, many German have decided to put up flags, paint their faces in black, red and gold, and show some patriotism.

 WM 2006 Deutschland Nationalstolz Flaggen

A survey by Stern Magazine found that 61 per cent of the readers found the flags to be good or very good, while 21 per cent were not as happy with this new wave of patriotism.

World Cup fever has broken out in germany with gummi bears, underwear, cereal and everything in between showing the colors and themes of the 2006 Cup.