This German Unity Day, The Game Magazine takes you on a visual trip back to a turning point in German history when the country was united again. Explore the abandoned and reborn locations that were formerly defined by divisive symbols and delve into the haunting stories documented by IMAGO photographers and their feelings in those historical moments.
The echoes of past triumphs resonating, East German football clubs still vividly remember their glorious days before the fall of the Berlin Wall. They once regularly graced the stages of European cup finals and amassed championships, now, 33 years after the German reunification, the traditional teams from the East find themselves in the bottom divisions of German football.
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.
Labour Day in Germany has long been a date marked by the contrast between the East and West during the country's division. Delve into the history of this symbolic day and explore the evolution of festivities pre- and post-fall of the Berlin Wall.
Qatar 2022 has been a tournament about more than just football. The Game columnist Andy Murray reflects on his personal experiences - the good, the bad and the Infantino - as the World Cup approaches its climax.
With England & Germany in the Final of the Women's EURO this weekend, Women's football is set to showcase a decade of progress.
Impressions from Berlin photographers then & now. Exploring divergences and interrelationships of spatial and cultural evolutions of Berlin. Once a city of districts separated, some entanglements have lived on far past the Wall that was torn down in 1989.
Over 60 years ago, Germany was in need of Guest workers (Gastarbeiter) to fill the demand for labor of a post-war economy. Many of them never left, creating communities that changed the demographics of Germany forever.
The Olympiastadion came alive once again on April 9, divided into a broad spectrum of blue and red as Hertha BSC hosted 1 FC Union.
"We were going to the bomb shelter, but by chance a cab driver came and took us to the railway station. We had six minutes to gather our things."