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Date of Birth28 Mar 1897

Coaching history at FIFA tournaments

  • 23 Appearances
  • 11 Wins 4 Draws 8 Losses
  • Debut1938 FIFA World Cup France ™Switzerland 1 - 1 Germany

Mastermind of the 'Miracle of Berne', Joseph Herberger is widely accepted as a founding father of the new Germany after the Second World War. He was transformed by the seminal victory over prohibitive favourites Hungary into a social and cultural icon for the fledgling Federal Republic.


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