Olympic Berlin, Hitler temple and the home of Hertha
pure and Olympic history Berlin. Built for the Olympic Games in Berlin 1936, Originally it was meant to be the great monument of Nazi propaganda. The Aryan race would triumph over the rest of us. But nevertheless, Adolf Hitler's plans were dashed when a runner suddenly black, Jesse Owens, devastate in athletics. so strong blow that made the Fuhrer refuse delivery of medals directly to the American champion.
Such confidence, It is the beginning of the story of one of the most iconic stadiums in Europe and therefore the world, Olympic Berlin. Majestic, great, with a recognizable blue running track, the grounds of the German capital has been throughout its history host European Cup finals, World Games.
And it is whether the Games 1936 the first event were renowned, Berlin's Olympic stadium would be in the fray in the World 74, which he would host matches in the German Federal Republic and the Democratic Republic in their struggle for the trophy showpiece World. Three games in total that although not made history in football, if that served to magnify the mystique of the enclosure.
Remodeling was going to be deeper to host the World Cup final 2006, where it was to produce the most famous plays of its long history. Italy won on penalties to France, but the image of the tournament was the French Zinedine Zidane being sent off in the final against Italy for a headbutt on Materazzi. Thus, the French star ended his great career in a unique setting but in a somewhat unfortunate.
At present, Hertha plays at BSC Berlin's and has a total capacity 74.220 viewers, all seated, belonging to the category of stadium 4 UEFA stars. further, They jostle him the final of the German Cup. As a curious note, It should be noted that it was the stadium where Usain Bolt managed to beat the world record of 100 meter dash (9.58) and 200 (19.19).