«The Miracle of Bern»
Thanks to the «Spirit of Spiez» to the World Cup championship title
On the 4th of July 1954 the German national football team beat in the World Cup final in the Bernese Wankdorf stadium in front of 60’000 fanatic spectators the highly favourised Hungary by 3:2 and won the World Cup champions title. «The Miracle of Bern» was born. Winning of the title was greeted with great euphoria in the post-war period. Those who talk about «The Miracle of Bern» will certainly not avoid also mentioning «The Spirit of Spiez».