Weekend Reads: Hertha President: Fankurve is “School for Life”

HA-Ho-Her with the next chaos season for Hertha BSC

 HA-Ho-Her with the next chaos season for Hertha BSC Munich-Berlin shines in red and the center is located in Köpenick. Hertha BSC already competed with the fourth different trainer for the Berlin derby. But also for Sandro Schwarz, Union Berlin set a defeat at the start of the season. © IMAGO/EIBNER Davie Selke instead of a reaction to the cup out against Eintracht Braunschweig, the Herthaner showed a sometimes little Bundesliga rising performance and lost the first part of the capital championship 1: 3.

The fan curve is “a perfect school for life” for the new Hertha President Kay Bernstein. The entrepreneur was once in the east curve of the Berlin Bundesliga club and now explained in the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" (Saturday): "You learn to assert yourself, to be solidarity, confidently get your hearing." In addition, fans from the curve would also learn a lot about economy. «How do you organize away trips, which travel provider offers the cheap bus tariffs, how does it work in such a way that everyone can participate? Such things, »explained Bernstein.

Der neugewählte Präsident des Sportclubs Hertha BSC, Kay Bernstein. © Britta Pedersen/dpa/archive image The newly elected president of the Hertha BSC sports club, Kay Bernstein.

The 41-year-old also sees the ultra scene critically. «The fact that they overeat emotions and test borders makes it difficult for the scene again and again. She is also not really open and does not represent good enough how important she can be for social balance, or what she does in social work, »said Bernstein.

He warned that the Ultras had to come away "from their elitist thinking". «They lead the conductor's staff in the stadium, lead and shape the mood. But they are not the engine of what happens there, »said Bernstein.

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