On the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, two big football teams appeared in Berlin Germany itself celebrated a fitting event: its greatest admirers tore down an artificial "Berlin Wall".
Football fans ripped off the art wall at the Hertha Berlin Olympiastadion before the Bundesliga match against Leipzig on Saturday. Associated Press reported.
On Saturday, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the GDR government, the opening of the border between communist East Berlin and democratic West Berlin, demarcated by the Berlin Wall, was opened.
There was a stark contrast between the west side of the wall, which had free press, travel and elections, and the eastern communist side, which had travel restrictions, barbed wire, and the reckless secret police.
The Berliners The Berlin Wall was built almost overnight in 1961 with barbed wire and barricades throughout the city after nearly 2.5 million East Germans fled to the West. The wall divided Germany for almost 28 years and served as a symbol of the Cold War.
Many people died trying to get over the barrier.
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Hertha had asked the German Football League for the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989 for a home match. The club turned the clock with a retro scoreboard and retro-white jerseys back a Berlin bear on the front, based on the jerseys, the team wore in 1989 in the first game two days after the fall of the Wall.
Hertha erected for this occasion a symbolic "Berlin Wall" in the middle of the pitch and another on the running track.
Hertha supporters waved blue and white flags behind a choreography of the Brandenburg Gate when an iconic East German Trabant raced through the wall in front of his fans at the eastern end of the stadium.
The Trabant gave The David Bowie tune "Heroes" as the walls fell on time for the game.
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Leipzig won 4-2, the BBC reported.
The Associated Press contributed to the report.