German national team goes sailing with Swiss explorer

Germany's World Cup squad got some motivational help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn on Tuesday during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast.

Horn talked about his exploits, such as the solo circumnavigation of the Arctic Circle and a North Pole expedition.
— Associated Press

Germany's World Cup squad

The German national team enjoys a sailing trip with Mike Horn at Campo Bahia on June 10, 2014 in Santo Andre, Brazil. (Markus Gilliar - DFB Pool/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Germany's national soccer team player Schweinsteiger boards the sailing ship 'Pangaea' near Santo Andre village

Germany's national soccer team player Sebastian Schweinsteiger (C) boards the sailing ship 'Pangaea' near Santo Andre village, near Porto Seguro June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Markus Gilliar/Pool (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP )

Germany's national soccer team memebers listen to explorer and adventurer Horn of Switzerland aboard the sailing ship 'Pangaea' near Santo Andre village

Germany's national soccer team memebers listen to explorer and adventurer Mike Horn of Switzerland (C) aboard the sailing ship 'Pangaea' near Santo Andre village, near Porto Seguro June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Markus Gilliar/Pool (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP )

Germany's national soccer team players Mertesacker and Hoewedes take a picture together with explorer and adventurer Horn of Switzerland (C) aboard the sailing ship 'Pangaea' near Santo Andre village

Germany's national soccer team players Per Mertesacker (L) and Benedikt Hoewedes (R) take a picture together with explorer and adventurer Mike Horn of Switzerland (C) aboard the sailing ship 'Pangaea' near Santo Andre village, near Porto Seguro June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Markus Gilliar/Pool (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP )

Germany's national soccer team members are transported in inflatable dinghies toward sailing ship 'Pangaea' near the village of Santo Andre

Germany's national soccer team members are transported in inflatable dinghies toward sailing ship 'Pangaea' near the village of Santo Andre, near Porto Seguro June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Markus GilliarPool (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)

German national soccer players Bastian Schweinsteiger, background left, goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler, Per Mertesacker and Benedikt Hoewedes, right, ride in a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast

German national soccer players Bastian Schweinsteiger, background left, goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler, Per Mertesacker and Benedikt Hoewedes, right, ride in a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast. (AP Photo/Markus Gilliar, pool)

German national soccer players Mesut Ozil, left, and goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler laugh besides explorer and adventurer Mike Horn on a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast

German national soccer players Mesut Ozil, left, and goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler laugh besides explorer and adventurer Mike Horn on a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast. (AP Photo/Markus Gilliar, pool)

German national soccer player Mset Ozil, left, and Sami Khedira pose on a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast

German national soccer player Mset Ozil, left, and Sami Khedira pose on a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast. (AP Photo/Markus Gilliar, pool)

German national soccer players Lukas Podolski, from left, Benedikt Hoewedes, Roman Weidenfeller, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Mario Goetze and Andre Schuerrle sit on a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast

German national soccer players Lukas Podolski, from left, Benedikt Hoewedes, Roman Weidenfeller, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Mario Goetze and Andre Schuerrle sit on a boat in Santo Andre near Porto Seguro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The German team got some motivation help from explorer and adventurer Mike Horn during a sailing outing near their camp on Brazil's Atlantic coast. (AP Photo/Markus Gilliar, pool)