Head Coach: Pal Dardai
Widely recognized as Hertha BSC, or sometimes referred to as Hertha Berlin, is Charlottenburg-based German association football club. The club is known as Die Alte Dame in German, which translates to “The Old Lady.”
Hertha BSC is part of the 20 teams in the Bundesliga, the elite German football league in the country. After claiming the top spot in the 2. Bundesliga in 2013, Hertha BSC made its way to the top tier of German football.
The club was first known as BFC Hertha 92 after its formation in 1892 and takes its name from a steamship, which then took a variation on Nerthus referring to fertility goddess from Germanic mythology. Hertha displayed spectacular performance, giving the team a win in the first Berlin championship final in 1905. At the time of the introduction of the Bundesliga in 1963, Hertha was Berlin’s prevailing champion and became the first member of the new professional national league. Hertha BSC’s achievements include a win in the German championship in 1930 and 1931.