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Béla Guttmann - The World History of Football in One Person

Talk by Detlev Claussen (audio recording available, in German)

The best football players of the post-war period – whether Puskas, di Stefano, Eusebio, Pelé or Uwe Seeler – all crossed paths with one man who shaped modern attacking football like no other: Béla Guttmann.

recording available

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The Old Building is marked in green

Where

Old Building, level 2, Great Hall
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

He was a Hungarian Jew and one of the most successful football coaches of all time, winning the European Cup with Benfica in 1961 and 1962. Through the story of this wanderer between the football worlds of Europe and America, Adorno biographer Detlev Claussen has written a special piece on cultural and sporting history.

On the occasion of the European Maccabi Games 2015.

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European Maccabi Games 2015

Audio recording of the talk by Detlev Claussen, in German; Jewish Museum Berlin 2015

Where, when, what?

  • When 4 Aug 2015
  • Where Old Building, level 2, Great Hall

    Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

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