German football player and official Uwe Seeler. He scored a lot of goals for Hamburger SV as a striker and played in 72 matches for West Germany.
Seeler, who is typically recognized as one of the finest players in German football history, was included in Pelé’s list of the top 125 FIFA players in 2004.
He was the first football player to receive the Federal Republic of Germany’s Great Order of Merit. Levin Ztunal, his grandson, plays football professionally as well.
In 1954, Seeler made his first team debut in a DFB-Pokal game at the age of just under 18, scoring four goals (8-2 vs. Holstein Kiel) to follow in his father’s footsteps as a player for Hamburger SV.
Later, despite alluring offers from Spanish and Italian clubs, he remained devoted to Hamburg, pursuing a second job as a merchant in addition to his football playing.
Seeler was a talented, strong, and productive striker who was most well-known for his leadership, reliability, overhead kicks, and aerial prowess.
He scored 137 times in 239 Bundesliga games, 43 times in 72 international games for the German national team, and 21 times in 29 European club tournament games.
He was captain of both his club team and the national team for many years. He and his club won the German championship in 1960 and the DFB-Pokal in 1963.
He was the top scorer of the first Bundesliga season in 1963–64 and German Footballer of the Year in 1960, 1964, and 1970.
How Tall is Uwe Seeler?
Seeler was 5 ft 6 in (170.0 cm) tall.