All articles by Johannes Häring

Hertha BSC, Love Never Gets Relegated

Hertha BSC, Love Never Gets Relegated

Once a thriving symbol of ambition, pride and promise, the story of Hertha BSC in recent years is one to delve further into. The club, who once proudly represented the capital city of Berlin, found itself dwindled in a cycle of mediocrity and chaos. Together with local photographer and Hertha fan, Kasimir Weichert, this article tells a story of mismanagement, failed investments, frustration, traditions and a fan base, which has never been more united after suffering from years of let downs and disappointments.

IMAGO/Antonio Balasco

Napoli, Campione D’Italia

Football, or calcio as it's known in Italian, holds a special place in the hearts of Italians. It's not just a sport, but a way of life, and one that is deeply ingrained in the country's culture and identity. IMAGO's photographer Antonio Balasco captured the triumphant season of SSC Napoli through his lense and helps us understand the culture in the Mediterranean city in the South of Italy.