Amid the backdrop of war-torn Europe, a tale that sounds more like fiction than reality unfolded. It's the story of Bernhard Carl “Bert” Trautmann - a former Luftwaffe paratrooper, a war prisoner, and ultimately, a football icon.
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With England & Germany in the Final of the Women's EURO this weekend, Women's football is set to showcase a decade of progress.
Based in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, in the far west of England, Forest Green Rovers would probably be one of many little-noticed fourth-division clubs in English soccer if it weren't for Dale Vince. The 60-year-old eco-visionary and entrepreneur saved the club from insolvency in 2010 and has since completely turned it around, and not just from a sporting perspective: in 2018, the United Nations presented Forest Green Rovers with the "Momentum for Change Award" as the world's first climate-neutral soccer club.