The full name of Hanover 96 is Hannoverscher Sportverein von 1896 e.V. Hanover was grounded at the 12th of April 1896 from a student. Hanover’s color are black white and green and their home kits are always in the color red, which is the reason why they have the nickname “die Roten”. They play at their stadium called HDI-arena which was constructed in 1954 and includes 49200 seats. Hanover 96 is famous for their football team which now plays in the second division. But they are famous because they usually played in the first division for many years. They had many successes like the winner of the German cup 1992 or champions of the Bundesliga in 1938 and 1954. Hanover is also represented in other sports such as athletics, badminton, tennis, table tennis, pool and gymnastics.