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Soccer world champion Andreas Brehme is useless

Andreas Brehme with the trophy after winning the 1990 World Cup final Andreas Brehme with the trophy after winning the 1990 World Cup final

Andreas Brehme with the trophy after profitable the 1990 World Cup closing

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Football Germany has misplaced a world champion. Andreas Brehme died on the age of 63. In the 1990 World Cup closing, he scored the German nationwide staff to a 1-0 victory towards Argentina.

DGerman soccer mourns the lack of Andreas Brehme. The long-time nationwide soccer participant died of a cardiac arrest on the evening of Monday to Tuesday on the age of simply 63, as his accomplice Susanne Schaefer confirmed on behalf of his household on Tuesday.

“It is with deep sadness that I announce on behalf of the family that my partner Andreas Brehme died suddenly and unexpectedly tonight as a result of a cardiac arrest. We ask that you respect our privacy and refrain from asking questions during this difficult time,” Schaefer’s message mentioned.

According to “Bild”, Brehme was admitted to the emergency room on the clinic on Ziemssenstrasse close to his Munich condominium, however any assist got here too late for him.

Beckenbauer's dying affected Brehme deeply

Brehme was among the finest German soccer gamers within the 80s and 90s and made soccer historical past in Rome in 1990 when he determined the World Cup closing. Shortly earlier than the tip of the sport, Brehme scored the decisive 1-0 winner towards Argentina with a penalty that gave the German nationwide staff their third World Cup title.

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The staff boss on the time was Franz Beckenbauer. At the start of this 12 months, Brehme was deeply affected by the dying of his good friend and mentor. In mid-January he took half within the memorial service within the Munich stadium. Now Brehme died simply 44 days after Beckenbauer.

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“I think in heaven he will create a magic triangle with Pelé and Maradona,” he mentioned: “As a little boy, I, like probably every boy in Germany, had a Franz Beckenbauer poster hanging over my bed. Later he became my boss and I was allowed to work with him. And we ended up becoming close friends. That’s why I have a lot to thank Franz for.”

UEFA Cup winner with Inter Milan

The Hamburg native started his skilled profession in 1980 at 1. FC Saarbrücken, earlier than shifting to 1. FC Kaiserslautern a 12 months later, the place Brehme's star lastly rose. The full-back with the hard-hitting shot then performed for FC Bayern, Inter Milan and Real Zaragoza earlier than shifting again to Kaiserslautern in 1993, the place he ended his energetic profession in 1998.

Brehme (r.) and Günter Netzer on January 19th at the funeral service for Franz Beckenbauer

Brehme (r.) and Günter Netzer on January nineteenth on the funeral service for Franz Beckenbauer

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Brehme performed 86 worldwide matches and performed in a complete of three World Cup finals. In 1986 he was with Germany within the misplaced closing towards Argentina. He turned champions with Kaiserslautern, Bayern and Milan, and he additionally gained the UEFA Cup with Inter in 1991.

After his profession, Brehme received the coach A license, however had little success at his stations in Kaiserslautern, at SpVgg Unterhaching and VfB Stuttgart (as assistant coach to Giovanni Trapattoni). He had not labored as a coach since February 2006.

In addition to his accomplice, Brehme leaves behind two grownup sons from his marriage to Pilar.

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