Uwe Seeler, an HSV legend, has passed away. Former Hamburger SV player and president (1995-1998) died at the age of 85, surrounded by his family. Uwe Seeler leaves behind three daughters and seven grandchildren, as well as his wife Ilka.
Seeler was born on November 5, 1936, and died on July 21, 2022. He was a footballer and referee from Germany.
He was a prolific striker for Hamburger SV and played 72 times for West Germany’s national team. Seeler was named one of FIFA’s 125 greatest living players by Pelé in 2004.
He is regarded as one of the greatest football players in German history. During his time at the club, he appeared in 476 games and scored 404 goals.
He also played for the German national team, then West Germany, at both the Under-18 and Senior levels between 1953 and 1970. Uwe Seeler, 85, died at his home in Norderstedt, Germany, today.
He was the first football player to be awarded the Great Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. His grandson, Levin Oztunali, is also a professional footballer.
Who is Uwe Seeler’s Grandchild Levin Öztunalı?
Levin Öztunalı is the famed grandson of Uwe Seeler. Frauke Seeler is the daughter of the late football legend Uwe Seeler and is the mother of German professional football player Levin Oztunali.
Levin Mete Oztunali is a German professional footballer who currently plays for Bundesliga club Union Berlin as a midfielder. After seven years in the Hamburger SV academy, Oztunali made his senior debut with Bayer Leverkusen in 2013.