to remind Uwe SealerDied Aged 85 June 17, 1970 To speak of that aerial detachment essential for a man of unsculpted, particularly tall stature, would be too much to talk about. Building the sealer tower. Gerd MullerIt deviates a few steps – badly – from the pole it defended Gianni Rivera. is the last chapter of Italy Germany QuatroatherJust before Rivera’s poignant final in the most fictional and romantic match in football history.
Let’s start with a lesser-known episode from the late seventies. Seiler hasn’t played in six years and is basking in the glory amassed in his endless career at Hamburg. Cork’s Irish people call him to play a game, and people go to see old champions to appreciate their present rather than their past. Adidas bargains and moves to Ireland. The show? Yes, maybe, of course not. When he arrived the sealer stood in front of the crowd in full match strength and was in the running for the league match against Shamrock Rovers. Result: Cork lost 6-2, but both of those goals were scored by Seeler, one of which was a header. !).
Goal and sealer, an unbreakable union. He joined Hamburg’s youngsters in 1946 at the age of 10, a company he never left (he would end his career there in 1972 after 581 overall appearances and 492 goals). Hsv fans also recognized a sense of belonging, now far removed from the glories of the past (the team plays in Zweite), always referring to him as ‘Uns Uwe’, ‘our Uwe’. Even the national team took notice of him. It is part of that generation following the 1954 world victory, the position of an illusion Ottmar Walter. He is the youngest player to debut with the West Germany national team, participates in 4 world championships and is the first to touch twenty matches in the final stage (the last games played will be 21). He was the first to score in 4 different editions of the Rimet Cup: 56th minute goal against Morocco and 3 against Czechoslovakia beating Pele. His grandson continues the family tradition in the Bundesliga. Levin Ostunali, currently in force in Union Berlin. When he played at the Hamburg youth academy, the fans didn’t like selling the boy. Perhaps they hoped that great DNA would revive the club’s fortunes. But basically it’s true. ‘Uns Uwe’, ‘Our Uwe’. There will always be only one person in Hamburg.
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