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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
Albin Kitzinger (1 February 1912 in Schweinfurt – 6 August 1970) was a German football player.
The Imperial Territory of Alsace-Lorraine (Reichsland Elsaß-Lothringen or Elsass-Lothringen, or Alsace-Moselle) was a territory created by the German Empire in 1871, after it annexed most of Alsace and the Moselle department of Lorraine following its victory in the Franco-Prussian War.
Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
Andreas Kupfer (7 May 1914, in Schweinfurt – 30 April 2001, in Marktbreit) was a German football player.
Anschluss ('joining') refers to the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany on 12 March 1938.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Austrian Football Association (Österreichischer Fußball-Bund; ÖFB) is the governing body of football in Austria.
The Baden Football Association (Badischer Fußball-Verband), the BFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the north of Baden, the north-western part of the state of Baden-Württemberg.
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France.
Baldur Benedikt von Schirach (9 May 1907 – 8 August 1974) was a Nazi German politician who is best known for his role as the German Nazi Party's national youth leader and head of the Hitler Youth from 1931 to 1940.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
The Bavarian Football Association (Bayerischer Fussball-Verband), the BFV, is one of 21 regional organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Bavaria.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
The Berlin Football Association (Berliner Fussball-Verband, BFV) is the umbrella organization of football clubs in the German capital Berlin.
Bernhard Carl "Bert" Trautmann OBE (22 October 1923 – 19 July 2013) was a German professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Manchester City from 1949 to 1964.
Bohemia (Čechy;; Czechy; Bohême; Bohemia; Boemia) is the westernmost and largest historical region of the Czech lands in the present-day Czech Republic.
Brandenburg (Brannenborg, Lower Sorbian: Bramborska, Braniborsko) is one of the sixteen federated states of Germany.
The Brandenburg Football Association (Fußball-Landesverband Brandenburg, FLB), is the umbrella organization of the football clubs in the German state Brandenburg and covers the football districts of Lower Lusatia, Prignitz/Ruppin, Uckermark, Havelland, South Brandenburg, Dahme/Fläming, Oberhavel-Barnim and East Brandenburg.
The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany, which belongs to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just "Bremen" for short), a federal state of Germany.
The Bremen Football Association (Bremer Fussball-Verband), the BFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Bremen.
The Bundesliga (lit. "Federal League", sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga or 1. Bundesliga) is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH, or simply Deutsche Fußball Liga ("German Football League"), and often shortened to DFL, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Die Liga – Fußballverband.
The Deutscher Fußball-Verband der DDR (DFV) was from 1958 the football association of the (East) German Democratic Republic, fielding the East Germany national football team until 1990 before rejoining its counterpart, the German Football Association (DFB), which had been founded in 1900.
The DFB Sports Court (German: DFB-Sportgericht) is a regulatory body in the German Football Association (Deutscher Fussball-Bund, DFB) and may adopt different sanctions on clubs and players.
The DFB-Bundestag (National Conference) is the highest body of the German Football Association (Deutscher Fussball-Bund, DFB).
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik, DDR), existed from 1949 to 1990 and covers the period when the eastern portion of Germany existed as a state that was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.
East Prussia (Ostpreußen,; Prusy Wschodnie; Rytų Prūsija; Borussia orientalis; Восточная Пруссия) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1773 to 1829 and again from 1878 (with the Kingdom itself being part of the German Empire from 1871); following World War I it formed part of the Weimar Republic's Free State of Prussia, until 1945.
Egidius Braun (born 27 February 1925 in Breinig) was, from 1992 to 2001, the eighth president of the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund, DFB).
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
An exclusive mandate is a government's assertion of its legitimate authority over a certain territory, part of which another government controls with stable, de facto sovereignty.
Felix Linnemann (Born October 20, 1882 in Steinhorst, died March 21, 1948 in Steinhorst) was the fourth president of the German Football Association, the Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB), serving from 1925 to 1945.
Ferdinand Adolph Theophil Hueppe (Born August 24, 1852 in Neuwied-Heddesdorf, died September 15, 1938 in Dresden, Germany) was, from 1900 to 1904, the first Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB, German Football Association) president.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
Football at the 1912 Summer Olympics was one of the 102 events at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.
The former eastern territories of Germany (Ehemalige deutsche Ostgebiete) are those provinces or regions east of the current eastern border of Germany (the Oder–Neisse line) which were lost by Germany after World War I and then World War II.
The DFB (Deutscher Fußball-Bund or German Football Association) was formed 28 January 1900 in Leipzig.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Frankfurt, officially the City of Frankfurt am Main ("Frankfurt on the Main"), is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
The Frauen-Bundesliga (English: Women's Federal League), currently known as the Allianz Frauen-Bundesliga due to sponsorship by Allianz, is the top level of league competition for women's association football in Germany.
The Free City of Danzig (Freie Stadt Danzig; Wolne Miasto Gdańsk) was a semi-autonomous city-state that existed between 1920 and 1939, consisting of the Baltic Sea port of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) and nearly 200 towns and villages in the surrounding areas.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nohe (10 April 1864 – 13 October 1940) was a German teacher, football player, and football administrator.
Gau (Dutch: gouw, Frisian: gea or goa) is a Germanic term for a region within a country, often a former or actual province.
Gerhard Mayer-Vorfelder (3 March 1933 – 17 August 2015), often called "MV", was the Vice President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).
The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.
The German football league system, or league pyramid, refers to the hierarchically interconnected league system for association football in Germany that in the 2016–17 season consists of 2,235 divisions having 31,645 teams, in which all divisions are bound together by the principle of promotion and relegation.
The German Football Museum (Deutsches Fußballmuseum) aka DFB-Museum is the national museum for German football in Dortmund, Germany.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Germany national football team (deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft or Die Mannschaft) is the men's football team that has represented Germany in international competition since 1908.
The Germany women's national football team (Deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft der Frauen) is governed by the German Football Association (DFB).
Gleichschaltung, or in English co-ordination, was in Nazi terminology the process of Nazification by which Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party successively established a system of totalitarian control and coordination over all aspects of German society, "from the economy and trade associations to the media, culture and education".
Gottfried Erik Fuchs (also Godfrey Fuchs; 3 May 1889 – 25 February 1972) was a German Olympic footballer who emigrated to Canada.
Gottfried Hinze (born 2 November 1873 in Aachen; died 23 August 1953 in Duisburg) was a German businessman, athlete, and football administrator.
Hamburg (locally), Hamborg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Friee un Hansestadt Hamborg),Constitution of Hamburg), is the second-largest city of Germany as well as one of the country's 16 constituent states, with a population of roughly 1.8 million people. The city lies at the core of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region which spreads across four German federal states and is home to more than five million people. The official name reflects Hamburg's history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, a city-state and one of the 16 states of Germany. Before the 1871 Unification of Germany, it was a fully sovereign state. Prior to the constitutional changes in 1919 it formed a civic republic headed constitutionally by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten. The city has repeatedly been beset by disasters such as the Great Fire of Hamburg, exceptional coastal flooding and military conflicts including World War II bombing raids. Historians remark that the city has managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe. Situated on the river Elbe, Hamburg is home to Europe's second-largest port and a broad corporate base. In media, the major regional broadcasting firm NDR, the printing and publishing firm italic and the newspapers italic and italic are based in the city. Hamburg remains an important financial center, the seat of Germany's oldest stock exchange and the world's oldest merchant bank, Berenberg Bank. Media, commercial, logistical, and industrial firms with significant locations in the city include multinationals Airbus, italic, italic, italic, and Unilever. The city is a forum for and has specialists in world economics and international law with such consular and diplomatic missions as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. In recent years, the city has played host to multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20. Former German Chancellor italic, who governed Germany for eight years, and Angela Merkel, German chancellor since 2005, come from Hamburg. The city is a major international and domestic tourist destination. It ranked 18th in the world for livability in 2016. The Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2015. Hamburg is a major European science, research, and education hub, with several universities and institutions. Among its most notable cultural venues are the italic and italic concert halls. It gave birth to movements like Hamburger Schule and paved the way for bands including The Beatles. Hamburg is also known for several theatres and a variety of musical shows. St. Pauli's italic is among the best-known European entertainment districts.
The Hamburg Football Association (Hamburger Fußball-Verband), the HFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Hamburg and some parts of southern Schleswig-Holstein.
Hans von Tschammer und Osten (25 October 1887 – 25 March 1943) was a German sport official, SA leader and a member of the Reichstag for the Nazi Party of Nazi Germany.
Hermann Gösmann (born 9 January 1904 in Ibbenbüren; died 21 January 1979 in Osnabruck) was a German lawyer and football administrator, and from 1962 to 1975 he was president of the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund, DFB).
Hermann Neuberger (12 December 1919 in Völklingen-Fenne – 27 September 1992 in Homburg) was the seventh president of the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund, DFB) from 1975 to 1992.
Hesse or Hessia (Hessen, Hessian dialect: Hesse), officially the State of Hesse (German: Land Hessen) is a federal state (''Land'') of the Federal Republic of Germany, with just over six million inhabitants.
The Hessian Football Association (Hessischer Fußball-Verband), the HFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Hesse.
The History of German football is one that has seen many changes.
As a consequence of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, Germany was cut between the two global blocs in the East and West, a period known as the division of Germany.
Jewish settlers founded the Ashkenazi Jewish community in the Early (5th to 10th centuries CE) and High Middle Ages (circa 1000–1299 CE).
The Hitler Youth (German:, often abbreviated as HJ in German) was the youth organisation of the Nazi Party in Germany.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
Ivo Wolfgang Eduard Schricker (18 March 1877 in Strasbourg, Alsace-Lorraine – 10 January 1962 in Zürich, Switzerland) was a German footballer and the 3rd General Secretary of FIFA, serving from 1932 to 1951 upon his resignation.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The is the governing body responsible for the administration of football in Japan.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
Joachim Löw (born 3 February 1960) is a German football coach, and former player.
The Klaipėda Region (Klaipėdos kraštas) or Memel Territory (Memelland or Memelgebiet) was defined by the Treaty of Versailles in 1920 and refers to the most northern part of the German province of East Prussia, when as Memelland it was put under the administration of the Council of Ambassadors.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Lower Rhine Football Association (Fußballverband Niederrhein, FVN) is the umbrella organization of football clubs in the German Lower Rhine region, and comprises 14 football districts.
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen, Neddersassen) is a German state (Land) situated in northwestern Germany.
The Lower Saxony Football Association (Niedersächsischer Fussball-Verband), the NFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Lower Saxony.
Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (often Mecklenburg-West Pomerania in English and commonly shortened to "Meck-Pomm" or even "McPom" or "M-V" in German) is a federal state in northern Germany.
The Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Football Association (Landesfußballverband Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, LFV), is the umbrella organization of the football clubs in the German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and covers the football districts of Mecklenburg Lake District, Vorpommern-Rügen, Schwerin – Nordwestmecklenburg, Western Pomerania – Greifswald, Warnow and West Mecklenburg.
The Middle Rhine Football Association (Fußball-Verband Mittelrhein, FVM) is the umbrella organization of the football clubs in the German mid-Rhein area and covers the football districts of Aachen, Berg, Bonn, Düren, Euskirchen, Heinsberg, Cologne, Rhein-Erft-Kreis and Rhein-Sieg-Kreis.
The National Socialist League of the Reich for Physical Exercise (Nationalsozialistischer Reichsbund für Leibesübungen, abbreviated NSRL), was the umbrella organization for sports and physical education in Nazi Germany.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
The Nazi salute, or Hitler salute (Hitler Greeting), is a gesture that was used as a greeting in Nazi Germany.
The NOFV-Oberliga is a division at step 5 of the German football league system.
North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.
The Northeastern German Football Association (Nordostdeutscher Fussballverband), the NOFV, is one of five regional organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.
The Northern German Football Association (Norddeutscher Fußball-Verband; NFV) is one of the five regional associations of the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund; DFB) and covers the four German states of Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein.
The Northern German football championship (German: Norddeutsche Fußballmeisterschaft), operated by the Northern German Football Association (German: Norddeutscher Fußball-Verband (NFV), was the highest association football competition in Northern Germany, in the Prussian provinces of Schleswig-Holstein and Hanover and the German states of Hamburg, Lübeck, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Oldenburg, Bremen and the Duchy of Brunswick. The regional associations, including the NFV, were dissolved in 1933 and the competition was not held again until 1946.
The Oberliga ("Upper League"; plural: Oberligen) is currently the name of the fifth tier of the German football (soccer) league system.
The Oberliga Nord (Premier league North) was the highest level of the German football league system in the north of Germany from 1947 until the formation of the Bundesliga in 1963.
The Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar, formerly the Oberliga Südwest, is the highest regional football league for the Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland states of Germany, organized by the Southwestern Regional Football Association.
The Oberliga Süd (Premier League South) was the southernmost of the five Oberligen, the regional leagues forming the top level of association football in West Germany from 1945 until the formation of the Bundesliga in 1963.
The Oberliga Südwest (Premier league Southwest) was the highest level of the German football league system in the southwest of Germany from 1945 until the formation of the Bundesliga in 1963.
The Oberliga West (Premier league West) was the highest level of the German football league system in the west of Germany from 1947 until the formation of the Bundesliga in 1963.
Peter Joseph ("Peco") Bauwens (Born 24 December 1886 in Cologne, died 24 November 1963 in Cologne) was a German international football player, referee and controversial administrator with the German Football Association (DFB).
The Permanent Arbitration Court for clubs and corporations of the professional leagues (short form: Permanent Arbitration Court) is an arbitration tribunal between Die Liga – Fußballverband (The League - League Association), its subsidiary Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) and the German Football Association (Deutscher Fussball-Bund, DFB) on the one hand, and the clubs or corporations who are involved in the Bundesliga or 2. Bundesliga on the other hand.
The Polish Corridor (Polnischer Korridor; Pomorze, Korytarz polski), also known as Danzig Corridor, Corridor to the Sea or Gdańsk Corridor, was a territory located in the region of Pomerelia (Pomeranian Voivodeship, eastern Pomerania, formerly part of West Prussia), which provided the Second Republic of Poland (1920–1939) with access to the Baltic Sea, thus dividing the bulk of Germany from the province of East Prussia.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
The Province of Schleswig-Holstein (Provinz Schleswig-Holstein) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1868 to 1946.
Rainer Koch (born 18 December 1958 in Kiel) is a German jurist and football official.
The Regionalliga Nord (Regional League North) is the fourth tier of the German football league system in the states of Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Bremen and Hamburg.
The Regionalliga Nordost is the fourth tier of the German football league system in the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony and Thuringia.
The Regionalliga Südwest (Regional League Southwest) is the fourth tier of the German football league system in the states of Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland.
The Regionalliga West is a German semi-professional football division administered by the Western German Football Association based in Duisburg.
The Reichsliga (Empire League) was a proposed nationwide German association football league, first suggested in 1932 by Felix Linnemann, president of the German Football Association, the DFB, at the time.
Reinhard Dieter Grindel (born 19 September 1961 in Hamburg) is a German journalist, politician (CDU) and football administrator.
The Rhineland Football Association (Fussball-Verband Rheinland), the FVR, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the northern part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) is one of the 16 states (Bundesländer) of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
The Russia national football team (национа́льная сбо́рная Росси́и по футбо́лу, natsionálnaya sbórnaya Rossii po futbólu) represents Russia in association football and is controlled by the Russian Football Union (Российский Футбольный Союз, Rossiyskiy Futboľnyy Soyuz), the governing body for football in Russia.
The Saar Protectorate (Saarprotektorat; Protectorat de Sarre) was a short-lived protectorate (1947–1956) partitioned from Germany after its defeat in World War II; it was administered by the French Fourth Republic.
Saarland (das Saarland,; la Sarre) is one of the sixteen states (Bundesländer) of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Saarland Football Association (Saarländischer Fussball-Verband), the SFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Saarland.
The Free State of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen; Swobodny stat Sakska) is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland (Lower Silesian and Lubusz Voivodeships) and the Czech Republic (Karlovy Vary, Liberec, and Ústí nad Labem Regions).
The Saxony Football Association (Sächsischer Fußball-Verband, SFV), is the umbrella organization of the football clubs in the German state Saxony and covers 13 football districts.
Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt,, official: Land Sachsen-Anhalt) is a landlocked federal state of Germany surrounded by the federal states of Lower Saxony, Brandenburg, Saxony and Thuringia.
The Saxony-Anhalt Football Association (German: Fußballverband Sachsen-Anhalt - FSA), is the umbrella organization of the football clubs in the German state Saxony-Anhalt and covers 14 football districts.
Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 states of Germany, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig.
The Schleswig-Holstein Football Association (Schleswig-Holsteinischer Fussball-Verband), the SHFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Josef "Sepp" Herberger (28 March 1897 – 28 April 1977) was a German football player and manager.
Silvia Neid (born 2 May 1964) is a retired professional German football player and manager.
The South Baden Football Association (Südbadischer Fußball-Verband), the SBFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the south-western part of the state of Baden-Württemberg.
The Southern German Football Association (Süddeutscher Fussball-Verband), the SFV, is one of five regional organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the states of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria and Hesse.
The Southern German football championship (German: Süddeutsche Meisterschaft) was the highest association football competition in the South of Germany, established in 1898.
The South West German Football Association (Südwestdeutscher Fussball-Verband), the SWFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the southern part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The Regional Football Association South West (Fussball-Regional-Verband Südwest), the FRVS, is one of five regional organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland.
Germany is a federal republic consisting of sixteen states (Land, plural Länder; informally and very commonly Bundesland, plural Bundesländer).
Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
The Swiss Football Association (Schweizerischer Fussballverband, Association Suisse de Football, Associazione Svizzera di Football/Calcio, Associaziun Svizra da Ballape) is the governing body of football in Switzerland.
The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England, the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.
The Free State of Thuringia (Freistaat Thüringen) is a federal state in central Germany.
The Thuringia Football Association (German: Thüringer Fußballverband - TFV), is the umbrella organization of the football clubs in the German state Thuringia and covers nine football districts.
The Treaty of Versailles (Traité de Versailles) was the most important of the peace treaties that brought World War I to an end.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA; Union des Associations Européennes de Football; Vereinigung Europäischer Fußballverbände) is the administrative body for association football in Europe, although several member states are primarily or entirely located in Asia.
The 1988 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was held in West Germany between 10 and 25 June 1988.
The UEFA Women's Champions League, previously called the UEFA Women's Cup (2001–09), is an international women's association football competition.
The UEFA European Women's Championship, also called the UEFA Women's Euro and unofficially the "European Cup", held every fourth year, is the main competition in women's association football between national teams of the UEFA Confederation.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United Team of Germany (Gesamtdeutsche Mannschaft) competed in the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Winter and Summer Olympic Games as a united team of athletes from West Germany and East Germany.
The Württemberg Football Association (Württembergischer Fußballverband), the WFV, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the nortnh-western part of the state of Baden-Württemberg.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
The Western German Football Association (Westdeutscher Fußballverband; WDFV) is one of the five regional associations of the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund; DFB) and covers German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The Western German football championship (German: Westdeutsche Fußball Meisterschaft) was the highest association football competition in Western Germany, in the Prussian Province of Westphalia, the Rhine Province, the northern parts of the province of Hesse-Nassau as well as the Principality of Lippe, later to become the Free State of Lippe.
The Westphalia Football and Athletics Association (Fußball- und Leichtathletikverband Westfalen, FLVW) is the umbrella organization of football and athletics clubs in the German Westphalia area, and comprises 29 districts.
Wolfgang Niersbach (born 30 November 1950 in Rommerskirchen) is a German sports official and former sports journalist.
Women's association football, also commonly known as women’s football, or women's soccer, is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936), officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in 1936 in Berlin, Nazi Germany.
The 1938 FIFA World Cup was the third staging of the World Cup, and was held in France from 4 to 19 June 1938.
The 1950 FIFA World Cup, held in Brazil from 24 June to 16 July 1950, was the fourth FIFA World Cup.
The 1954 FIFA World Cup, the fifth staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in Switzerland from 16 June to 4 July.
The 1962 FIFA World Cup was the seventh FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship for men's national teams.
The 1974 FIFA World Cup, the tenth staging of the World Cup, was held in West Germany (including West Berlin) from 13 June to 7 July.
The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2003, the fourth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was held in the United States and won by Germany.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2007, the fifth edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup, was an international association football competition for women held in China from 10 to 30 September 2007.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.
The 2014–15 UEFA Women's Champions League was the 14th edition of the European women's club football championship organised by UEFA.
Deutscher Fussbalbund, Deutscher Fussball Bund, Deutscher Fussball-Bund, Deutscher Fußball Bund, Deutscher Fußball-Bund, Fussball.de, German FA, German Football Federation, German football federation.