Joachim Masannek was born in 1960 and studied Philosophy and German in college. He also studied at the University of Film and Television and worked as a camera operator, set designer, screenwriter, and director.
Masannek’s children’s book series, The Wild Soccer Bunch, has been published in more than 30 countries. As the screenwriter and director of the Wild Soccer Bunch movies, Joachim has managed to bring about 9 million viewers to the theaters. He was the coach of the real Wild Soccer team and the father of two of the players.