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Bert Trautmann

Sport, Football, 1956 FA Cup Final, Wembley, 5th May, 1956, Manchester City 3 v Birmingham 1, Manchester City’s goalkeeper Bert Trautmann (the first German to play in a Wembley Cup Final) saves bravely from the advancing Birmingham striker Peter Murphy in the 75th minute, In the collision that followed Trautmann sustained a broken neck, However, he played on and the injury was not diagnosed until several days later after x-rays at the Manchester Royal Infirmary (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images) Read more