Hennes VIII., originally called Berti and later known as "the goat with no name", was born to the Landwehr family in Bergisch-Gladbach. He won a contest on the FC website in which he was selected by the fans with over 70% of the votes, defeating his competitors Jimmy, Elvis, and Rocky. He made his first public appearance at the start of the season on August 3rd, 2008. He now resides at the Cologne Zoo.
Hennes also has his own German Facebook account: facebook.com/HennesVIII