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.
Wolfsburg and Hertha Berlin have enjoyed perfect starts and find themselves joint top of the league with Bayern Munich. The bottom of the table is equally surprising, with Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke still pointless.