Govanhill is a tourist hot spot with supporters of St Pauli, a football team from Hamburg with a long history of radical players and anarchist fans, squatters, activists, socialists, nutters.
You see these stickers all over Govanhill, on lamp posts and litter bins and street signs and bus stops.
You can follow the trail all the way down to the Gorbals and into town.
It’s a bit like the West Highland Way, but without the joyless mountaineers from Kent in their Gore-Tex scanties.
Went with my brother to see St Pauli against Dortmund a few years ago.
He wore the new away top, I was in the early 80s home strip, all Dom Sullivan, George McCluskey and Danny McGrain.
Foaming pilsner lager, the Reeperbahn, skull and cross bones, anti-fascism, punk girls and fanzines and rebel songs. Best fans in Deutschland.
Standing on terraces in a cage drinking beer. Now that’s what I call football.
Cheers, St Pauli. You remind me of home.