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WC hero Andreas Brehme is dead – Dagsavisen

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WC hero Andreas Brehme is dead – Dagsavisen

German Bild mentioned the death first. According to the newspaper, Brehme passed away on Tuesday night. Brehme’s partner Susanne Schäfer informs the German media about the death on behalf of the family.

“Andreas Brehme will forever be in our hearts, as a world champion and, more importantly, a very special person. He will forever be a part of the Bayern family,” says Bayern Munich X.

Brehme got 86 caps for Germany. In his club career, he visited Kaiserslautern for two periods, Bayern Munich, Inter, Real Zaragoza. He started his career in Saarbrücken.

But left-back Brehme is best known for scoring the decisive goal in the 1-0 victory over Argentina in the 1990 World Cup.

Brehme also had a short career as a coach, managing Kaiserslautern and Unterhaching. He was also an assistant in Stuttgart.

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Facts from Andreas Brehme

  • Age: 63 years (born 9 November 1960, died 20 February 2024)
  • Sport: Football (left back)
  • Playing clubs: Saarbrücken, Kaiserslautern, Bayern Munich, Inter, Zaragoza, Kaiserslautern. 86 international matches for West Germany and Germany.
  • Clubber som trenner: Kaiserslautern, Unternaching, Stuttgart (assistant).


  • One WC gold with Germany in 1990 where he was match winner, one WC silver in 1986 and EC silver in 1992.
  • Won the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich (1987) and Kaiserslautern (1998) and Serie A with Inter (1989), won the UEFA Cup with Inter in 1991 and was named Serie A player of the year.

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