“Hauptstadtfussball” 125 Jahre: Hertha BSC & Lokalrivalen 

Ephraim-Palais Museum – Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin, Berlin (Germany)

Ephraim-Palais Museum Poststraße 16, Berlin, Germany

July 25th, 2017 is the 125th birthday of the Berlin soccer club Hertha BSC. This birthday is celebrated with a special exhibition at the museum Ephraim-Palais, which enables visitors to experience captivating chapters of Berlin sports- and city history. Today Herta is Number One among Berlin soccer clubs, followed by East Berlin's Union Berlin. But those who know the scene know that there are more than 400 soccer clubs in Berlin, with more that 150,000 members, as well as numerous soccer fields and pubs for fans. Fritz Ascher's drawing "Soccer Players" from c. 1916 is part of this exhibition. The artist portraits a dramatic scene: surrounded by four players the forward attacks from the left. His leg is still up [...]