A little bit of research will tell you that Julian Brandt was born in Bremen and started playing football for SC Borgfeld. But did you know that as an under-7 player he preferred picking daisies to football, that he gave his first "autograph card" to his kindergarten teacher more than 20 years ago and that his best friend's dad used to love "winding him up"?

In the first episode of "My Roots", we talk to Julian Brandt and the people who know him best. We hear about his childhood and see exclusive pictures and videos of the blond boy from Borgfeld.

The full video can be viewed on YouTube!