Cold War Competitions

Cold War Competitions

History teacher Zdravko Stojkoski developed this lesson plan with a visual approach to teaching post-war European history through football competitions

Falko Götz: Through the Iron Curtain

Falko Götz: Through the Iron Curtain

Falko Götz had two football careers, one in East Germany and one in the West. His life changed forever in a few hours when he escaped the German Democratic Republic. His story is about migration.

Helmut Rahn: Der Boss

Helmut Rahn: Der Boss

Helmut Rahn was known as “the cannon from Essen”. He is famed for scoring the winning goal in West-Germany’s victory in the 1954 “Miracle of Bern”, but struggled with fame. His story is one of fame and legacy.