As Germany launches its bid for the World Cup in a few days against Australia, all eyes turn to South Africa. Although Germany is not favored to challenge top seeds like Spain for the award, you can never count them out. Seems like they are in a mix of outside chances, including Argentina, Italy, England and the Netherlands. And there are a bunch of smaller names that could serve as spoilers – such as Serbia or Portugal. Of course, this is no soccer ball, but an overhead sculpture at the entry of the City Center Fünf Höfe, shopping center. The center opened in 2003. The area used to be Munich’s central banking district, but after various banks merged, and HypoVereinsbank moved their offices, it was turned into a high-end shopping mall.