In 2011 in Egypt and in 2014 in Ukraine, ultras became a fundamental part of the protestthat lead to the change of the government. In Germany, protest of the ultras also becamea public topic at the end of 2012. They rebel against and act called Secure Stadium Experience.We are looking for the reason of their protest. As football is highly related to identity,we stress the theoretical concepts of a struggle for recognition. We would like to show howthey express their protest and how prominent the reasons for their struggle are. Thereforewe analyze three different spheres: official statements, actions, choreographies, and bannersthey show, and finally, how they see themselves.
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