The Man with the Hat ⋆ An Old International

The Man with the Hat

The link between football and pop has not always been the best, particularly in German where Schlager seemed to dominate the PA systems of the Bundesliga grounds between Hamburg and Munich. There are highlights however, that seem worth re-playing decades later. This video is one such example.

Udo Jürgens, who has passed away last Saturday aged 80, sang an ode to Helmut Schön after the German national coach retired from his position. This is German Schlager at its best almost.

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