Christopher Cottrell:

There was a time when blind soccer fans had to rely completely on their imaginations when experiencing a game. Not any longer. Augsburg launched a special service for the blind this year, joining several other teams in Germany’s top league.

“We commentate the game from a very different perspective,” Schwarzenberger added. “You have to realize that what could happen isn’t as important as where the ball is exactly and what is happening right now.”