Captain of a pioneering Italian football team in 1933.
Player who commanded Hannover-Ahlem, a Nazi concentration camp.
She challenged cultural norms, but was killed a collaborator in war-torn France.
Football player in resistance to fascism.
Josep Sunyol was a football fanatic and a proud Catalan.
Vittorio Pozzo coached Italy in the interwar years, seeing the rise of Fascism.
Football certainly has produced numerous incredible matches. Matches remembered forever because of mighty performances by the greatest players of all time or because of a heroic performance by an underdog.
Asbjorn Halvorsen played for SV Hamburg and was regarded as a footballing hero in Germany. Still, he spent time in a German concentration camp.
On this day, Rome would have been full of European football fans, as one of the hosts of the Euro2020. This gives us a chance to go into the history of the European Nations Cup, which is full of remarkable stories and people. This is the story of the Olympic Stadium. It is a story about football innovation and bridging countries.