Founded in 1896, Hannover had most of its club success before the club arrived in the Bundesliga. Their two championships came in 1938 and 1954, the second coming not long after reforming in the post-World War era.
Hannover was not part of the Bundesliga upon its foundation, but they quickly joined the party after winning the northern regional league. The club has never established itself as more than a midtable team, but has made three appearances in European competition. For all material on Hannover, check out DW's collated content below.
Rajtoral's club Gaziantepspor in Turkey announced that the defender, who played 14 times for his country, was found dead in his home. The club chairman said players raised the alarm when he didn't turn up for training.
When the smart lights in your home start blinking of their own accord, or your toaster starts ejecting your bread slices at an unusual pace, you might have a problem with ghosts. Or with a hacker accessing your smart home devices. The security issues surrounding ubiquitous connectivity is a big topic at the CeBit tech fair in Hannover, but one that also hits close to home.
Third tier Lotte scored twice to knock out 1860, while Schalke turned on the style away to Sandhausen. Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin on penalties and Eintracht Frankfurt edged out Hannover in a dramatic finale.
With no games on Sunday, Matchday 32 in the Bundesliga was a full day of top-flight action in Germany. Bayern Munich have to wait just a little bit longer for their title, while Eintracht Frankfurt are still alive.