Told by Bert Trautmann himself, in his 88th year, his story starts with childhood and encompasses German soldierhood, being a POW and post-war goalkeeping heroics.
Take a look at the Forbidden History gallery, from the show presented by Jamie Theakston.
Bert Trautmann was a German-born goalkeeper brought to Britain as a POW during WWII.
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