Former German coach Rudi Völler (from 2000 to 2004), vice world champion in 2002, was this Thursday officially appointed by the German Football Association (DFB) as the new sports director, at the suggestion of a group of former internationals in the four world champions team times, and thus succeeded Oliver Bierhoff in that position after disappointment in the last World Cup in Qatar, a test in which the traditional candidates for the title did not succeed in passing the group stage, repeating the bad image left by Russia in 2018.
Remember, Rudi Voller ordered the Manshaft To the final of the 2002 World Cup (South Korea / Japan) lost to Brazil with a score of 0-2. As a soccer player, he was the former top scorer, vice-champion of the 1986 World Cup, in Mexico, and lost in the final match with Argentina, with a score of 2-3, the match in which he scored one of Germany’s goals at the time (Federal). Republic of Germany), in revenge for him. Four years later, when Maradona’s team defeated, in 1990 (Italy), they won 1-0, with a goal scored from the penalty spot by Andreas Brehme.
Rudi Voller was also part of the German national team at the 1994 World Cup, in the USA, a test of bitter memory for the Germans, which was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Bulgaria, having subsequently withdrawn from Manshaftwith 47 goals in 90 international matches, roughly a goal every two matches.
Rudy #fuller wird zum 1. February 2023 new Director of A-Nationalmannschaft der Männer.
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– DFB-Team (DFB_Team) January 19, 2023