- Category : Sports-Business-Coach-Manager-Owner
- Type : GE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (3,6)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Upheaval 1
German football player and manager.
He is most famous for being the manager of the West German national team which won the 1954 FIFA World Cup – The Miracle of Bern.
Herberger played three times for the German football team between 1921 and 1925 before becoming assistant to Dr. Otto Nerz in 1932. Herberger succeeded him as national coach after Germany's uninspired loss to Norway at the 1936 Olympics. After the war he had a short club spell with Eintracht Frankfurt.
He remained national coach until 1964, when he was succeeded by Helmut Schön.
He died of pneumonia in Mannheim on 28 April 1977, aged 80.