Germany gets a visit from explorer Mike Horn
PORTO SEGURO, Brazil (AP) Germany's World Cup squad got some motivational help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn on Tuesday during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast.
Horn talked about his exploits, such as the solo circumnavigation of the Arctic Circle and a North Pole expedition.
Germany captain Philipp Lahm was impressed, saying it was ''incredible what the human body can achieve.''
Lahm said the presentation by the South African-born Swiss explorer showed that ''we must be well prepared, and have to respect the opponent.''