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Hertha the Bear

The German soccer club Hertha bestowed its name, and a monogrammed ball to match, Tuesday on the 4-month-old polar bear that is stealing hearts at Berlin's Tierpark zoo.

BERLIN — The German soccer club Hertha bestowed its name, and a monogrammed ball to match, Tuesday on the 4-month-old polar bear that is stealing hearts at Berlin's Tierpark zoo.

The club's mascot — a brown bear — presented Hertha with the ball at an adorable naming ceremony Tuesday. When Hertha accidentally kicked the ball into the deep end of the moat, her mother Tonja brought it back to her.

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