Paul Breitner

Paul Breitner was born in Kolbermoor, West Germany on Sep. 5, 1951. As a professional midfielder or defender, he played for the Germany national football team for 48 times. Famous for his relationships with Beckenbauer, Berti Vogts and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, he won numerous accolades and trophies for the team. It is the great achievements and outstanding performance made him listed into the top 125 greatest living footballers by Pelé.

Spanning a 13-year-long playing career, he played for many football clubs, such as Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Eintracht Braunschweig. He made his own contributions to the winning of the European Championship in 1972 and to the winning of the 1974 FIFA World Cup in 1974. The most notorious “17-hour coach” made him embarrassing when facing all spectators and fans across the world. After retiring as a footballer, he has been acted as a commentator, expert and writer of some column. He comments the latest sports event in a profession vision after took off the Germany football shirt.