Soccer / england football
Stunning of history
source Mancester city goalkeeper who defends whith a a broken neck Imagine yourself as a Nazi Germany soldier as a prisoner in England. They release, defend themselves in an amateur league, walk to City's gowns, become a hero and receive an Order from the English Queen. This only has a movie. No, but first is a real story, which we will soon see on a movie. Bert Trautmann is a man who crashed the biggest prejudice in a difficult time in World War II. A man who is probably saving his life with the help of football and his great talent for defending. The story about him is extremely rare, and maybe the only and quite deservedly gets a movie. Trautmann was born in Bremen in 1923 and as a teenager began to fight in World War II. He was on several fronts in different countries, but his fate is England where he ends up in a logorcamp and there is one in 90 survivors of a total of 1,000 people. source He fight on the eastern front for three years, winning five medals including the Iron Cross, but was later captured by the British. When the war ended, he decided to stay in England and defend a local team named St. Helens Town. The performances brought him a reputation as an excellent goalkeeper, and so began to follow great clubs. In October 1949 he signed for Manchester City, a club that was then part of the first English league. The decision to start the Nazi engagement, triggered protests that resulted in the number of 20,000 people. Over time, they began to accept him in the city, and he dropped out only five of the next 250 games a t Man. City in 15 yeras football carieres. source "I feel like an Englishman in my heart. When people ask me about life I tell them that my education started here. In England I learned about humanity, tolerance and forgiveness, "Trautmann said in 2010. The turning point in his life took place in the FA Cup final against Birmingham in 1956. City triumphed 3-1, and Trautmann in 75 minutes complained of a severe injury to his neck, but also after a doctor's examination continued to defend and with great pains defended a few crucial blows to the opposing team. Brave goalkeper painful grimaces left field, and three days later analysis showed that five of the neck vertebrae were dislocated, and one of them was broken in two places that he and no one around him was unaware. "By now I have explained that moment 1,636 times. Wherever I go, they ask me for my neck. I still have pain when I do some movements. I was really lucky because doctors told me I could die or remain paralyzed, "the hero said. source From captive to logorcamp, Trautmann became one of the greatest legends of Man.City with 545 appearances from 1949 to 1964, and in the year he won the FA Cup and he was named player of the year in England. source He was rewarded for bringing Germany and England together, and for the heroic 15 minutes of his life in 2004, he received an Order from the English Queen. Trautman had many black moments in his life. Only a month after his final match, his 6 year old son was killed. Although he later became the father of two other male children, his wife never had the pain of that moment and died with a broken heart. source He then married twice more and adventurously spent his life living in Burma, Tanzania, Liberia, Pakistan and Yemen where he taught people about the coaching craft. The legendary goalkeeper managed to survive the bloodiest event in history, save his team from defeat with a broken neck, be elevated as a hero in the British sport and live for less than 9 decades. He died on July 19, 2013 at the age of 89. Like a true HERO. This is the trailer for the film that will be shown in the cinema halls on the island on April 5th. source Greeting and respecting the hero and legend that we will look at the movie.