His eyes are frequently drawn to the training ground in the shadow of the Volkswagen Arena. To where the Bundesliga professionals of VfL Wolfsburg are busy preparing for their next match. Sure, becoming a professional player would have been quite something. Maybe he would have had what it takes. However, Julius Merkel has managed to make a profession from his hobby – or at least to combine the two closely – in a manner that is no less impressive.
“The Perfect Combination.”
As project leader on the development of the “We Score” app for the new Golf, Julius Merkel was right in his element: after all, cars and football are his great passions. The 24-year-old also possesses important characteristics, thanks to his hobby, in which he is regularly made the scapegoat.