Named after a steam ship upon its founding in 1892, Hertha Berlin is the most prominent football export from the German capital. Their two championships in 1930 and 1931 came before the Bundesliga era.
A member of the inaugural Bundesliga, Hertha had their most successful years in the 1970s, reaching the German Cup finals twice and the UEFA Cup semifinals once. Debt forced the club down into the regional leagues, but they resurfaced in the late 90s to return to the Bundesliga. They are now an up-and-coming club in Germany and call the Olympic Stadium their home. Follow all the updates related to Hertha Berlin in DW's content, collated below.
The Bundesliga is renowned for the intensity of its support. But Hertha Berlin are looking to take that up a notch. The club will give one fan a season ticket for life, but they have to get it tattooed on their arm.
He's got a lot to live up to but Jonathan Klinsmann has made an impressive start to his professional career. The son of Germany legend Jürgen Klinsmann saved a penalty in Hertha Berlin's Europa League match on Thursday.