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.
Hertha Berlin aren't chasing silverware themselves, but have played a significant role at the Bundesliga summit. On Saturday, they have a final chance to influence the title race when Borussia Dortmund visit the capital.
A second half Javi Martinez header was enough for Bayern Munich to see off a stubborn Hertha Berlin side. Despite a second straight clean sheet, an injury to Kingsley Coman takes some of the gloss off Bayern's win.
Kingsley Coman scored the decisive goal for Bayern Munich in extra time to lift the 18-time Cup winners into the quarterfinals. Serge Gnabry scored the other two goals for Bayern, earning him the man of the match award.
Borussia Dortmund opened up a nine point lead over Bayern Munich while Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Mönchengladbach continued their impressive runs. Hertha Berlin and Hoffenheim played out one of two 3-3 draws.