'Hug A Canadian': Why Germany Issued Hilarious Travel Advisory

The tongue-in-cheek tweet left many grinning

74 Shares
EMAIL
PRINT
COMMENTS
'Hug A Canadian': Why Germany Issued Hilarious Travel Advisory
German tourists planning a trip to Canada received some tongue-in-cheek advice from their government Friday after their unheralded ice hockey team dumped mighty Canada out of the Winter Olympics. Germany completed a shock run to their first men's Olympic hockey final by dethroning the two-time defending champions Canada 4-3 in Pyeongchang to book a gold medal showdown against Olympic Athletes from Russia. The win led to the German Foreign Office asking citizens to not gloat at Canadians and display 'empathy' in their interactions.

"Travel advisory: Germans in Canada should exercise a high degree of empathy," tweeted the German Foreign Office 14 hours ago.

"Be nice, don't gloat, give hugs, buy rounds of hot chocolate. Just imagine how you would feel if Canada beat us in soccer!"
 
Canada had a cheeky response ready
 
The exchange left many grinning:
 

(With Inputs From AFP)
 
Click for more trending news




Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections.

NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................

................................ Advertisement ................................