Legendary football coach Dettmar Cramer, who coached both Japan and Hertha Berlin (for one day!) is dead

In order to strengthen its national team ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games four years later, the Japan Football Association had the idea in 1960 of bringing in a foreign professional coach. Dettmar Cramer was ultimately selected for this role. Through Cramer’s coaching and leadership, and the efforts of his players, the Japanese national team […]

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