"Also, they conducted their favourite pastime, like professionals, on the street. Football"

German Stamp, 1936
Public DomainGerman Stamp, 1936 - Credit: Deutsche Reichspost
Sport was extremely important to the Nazi regime.

German sport has only one task: to strengthen the character of the German people, imbuing it with the fighting spirit and steadfast camaraderie necessary in the struggle for its existence.

 — Joseph Goebbels, Minister of Propaganda, 23 April 1933