“Should someone die first?” Board spokesman Axel Hellmann could not have articulated his concerns and call for an organized fan scene for his club at Eintracht Frankfurt’s general meeting in late September. This is one of the most powerful, one of the most exciting, one of the biggest football matches in Germany. And this is one of the features of Eintracht that makes it unmistakably recognizable among Bundesliga clubs.
When almost 30,000 white-shirted Eintracht fans sat in the stands of the Camp Nou stadium in the spring of 2022 and made the second leg of the Europa League quarter-final against Barcelona the Frankfurt home game, the atmospheric and passionate backdrop drew incredulous admiration. . After Eintracht Frankfurt’s 3-2 draw, which knocked out the great Barcelona from the tournament, Spanish newspapers wrote about the birth of the “bestia blanca”, the white beast.
Source: Frantfurter Allgemeine
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