Germany have won the World Cup and as a result, we can expect even more eyes to turn to European football’s underappreciated stepchild: the Bundesliga.

While the Premier League and La Liga continue to dominate most of the football headlines and pay some of the world’s biggest transfer fees, players from the Bundesliga notched more goals than any other league at this summer’s World Cup and three of the last six Champions League finals have featured German teams (a larger proportion than any other nation).

German club football is the on the rise and we all need to realise it. Here’s our survival guide for watching Bundesliga in 2014/15.