Hertha BSC Berlin is a German football club based in Berlin. The club was formed in 1892 as BFC Hertha 92. Most recently, bright spots for Hertha BSC have been a continuous string of appearances in international play in the UEFA Cup beginning in the 1999 season, and the signing of players such as Sebastian Deisler and Brazilian international Marcelinho, named the Bundesliga's player of the year in May of 2005. Hertha BSC plays its matches in Berlin's Olympiastadion, which has a capacity of 76,243.
This makes it the second-largest stadium in Germany behind Borussia Dortmund's Westfalenstadion.