Bensemann & Co – Jewish Pioneers in European Football (Bernd Beyer & Dietrich Schulze Marmeling)

The intellectual and cosmopolitan Bensemann introduced “English sport” in southern Germany, organized the first international matches and was one of the founders of the German Football Association, FC Bayern Munich, Eintracht Frankfurt and the Kicker Sportmagazin. A larger than life personality. The Bensemann biographer Bernd Beyer also goes into what one can learn from Walther Bensemann today.

Together with Dietrich Schulze Marmeling, other Jewish pioneers in European football such as Árpád Weisz, Julius Hirsch and Ron Jones and their legacy to the football world are also presented.