This master thesis deals with the living environment of football fans, focused on supporters of SK Sturm Graz. At first, various definitions about youth, personality development through peer-groups and youth cultures are discussed. Thematic priority is directed on fan cultures, which were characterized in recent years by the Ultras-movement. This culture is present with its development, attitude to live, favourite spaces and possible problems. The end of the theoretical part deals with (social) work, which concentrates on supporters. The work with fans and the field of activities are presented in terms of lifeworld-orientation. Furthermore, it is given an insight into relation between police and football fans, which is defined with statistical data. The aim of this master thesis is to show the importance of fans. After the theoretical part, the empirical chapter is introduced. In this part, fans of SK Sturm Graz are questioned by guided interviews. Afterwards, the results are combined and analyzed with the theory. Awareness should be raised of how much the football contributes to the personality development of the followers. In addition to that, this thesis draws attention to the development of different friendships. Moreover it provides information about a lobby for football fans, which is given from (social) fan work. The results of the theoretical and empirical parts verify that the football has a sustained impact on his followers. Football benefits the personality development and changes the attitudes of his fans. The football, especially Sturm Graz, is a constant companion in the life of the supporter.