A life profile: Bernd Schuster

Bernd Schuster grew up playing soccer on the streets in a working class neighborhood of Augsburg, Germany. He became an outstanding professional soccer player with a long and remarkable career, playing for famous clubs such as FC Barcelona and Real Madrid in Spain. And he has a lot to say about the motivating force in his career. It's not money—it's the love and joy of playing soccer.

Bernd has seen how spirituality and prayer lead to right decisions and are a source of strength, not only in soccer but in life. In his new profession as trainer, he's now sharing his values and experience with young players. He began coaching three years ago.

Patrick Meibom talked with Bernd at his home near Cologne.

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