Hummel International is a sportswear company based in Denmark. The firm was started in 1923 by the German Messmer family in the city of Hamburg. It was taken over in 1956 by Bernhard Weckenbrock, who moved its base to Kevelaer, North Rhine-Westphalia. In 1975, the company was bought by its Danish importer. Hummel currently manufactures apparel for football, futsal, handball, basketball, shinty, and volleyball. The company also produces footwear for football and handball.