A story of a Spanish footballer turned Communist leader, where football and history intertwine across borders.
Cultural soul in pre-war Vienna, killed in the Holocaust.
Captain of Yugoslavia, a qualified doctor, killed in a Nazi concentration camp.
Left the football pitch behind to fight for ideology in the sky.
Player who commanded Hannover-Ahlem, a Nazi concentration camp.
Helmut Klopfleisch was a Hertha fan but found him at the wrong side of the wall.
Ernst Kuzorra was a star player for Schalke. His story is about migration, identity and education.
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, 20 June 2020, France was supposed to play a Euro2020 game in the city of Budapest. The Euro2020 tournament is postponed for one year, which 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 first tournament. It is a story about the legacy of the Cold War.
Lev Yashin is maybe the best goalkeeper football has ever seen. His world was shaped by the Soviet Union. His story is one about identity and ideology.