Hands are clutching metal bars, cigarettes and spit drop on the pitch. Faggot, wanker, asshole: these are some of the friendlier names the players call each other.
The Black Devils are Germany’s first and only American football team made up of prisoners. It was founded in 2008 in Herford prison by André Bauch, who wanted to give the inmates a new way to deal with their anger and energy through sports.
"We’ve got all sorts here, from small-time crooks to murderers"
№ 08 / 2017
Picture Editor: Jens Kuiper
Writer: Jonah Lemm