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:''For the German footballer, see [[Herbert Zimmermann (footballer)]]. For other uses of "Zimmermann", see [[Zimmermann (disambiguation)]].''
{{Infobox person
|name=Herbert Zimmermann
|birth_date={{birth date|1917|11|29|df=y}}
|death_date={{death date and age|1966|12|16|1917|11|29|df=y}}
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|caption=
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|nickname=
|birth_place=[[Alsdorf]], Germany
|death_place=[[Bassum]], Germany
|employer=
|occupation=[[football (soccer)|football]] commentator
|module={{Infobox military person|embed=yes
|allegiance={{flag|Nazi Germany}}
|branch=[[German Army (1935–45)|Heer]]
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|rank=''[[Major (Germany)|Major]]'' (Major)
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|unit=[[14th Panzer Division (Wehrmacht)|14th Panzer Division]]
|battles=[[World War II]]
|awards=[[Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross]]
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'''Herbert Zimmermann''' (29 November 1917 – 16 December 1966) was a popular [[Germany|German]] [[football (soccer)|football]] commentator.
 
He did one of the most famous pieces of commentary in [[German language|German]] during the [[FIFA World Cup|World Cup]] final in 1954 by "recommending" the goal that won [[1954 FIFA World Cup Final|"The Miracle of Bern"]] for Germany.