Uwe Seeler

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Uwe Seeler
Uwe Seeler – Tag der Legenden 2016 03.jpg
Seeler in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1936-11-05) 5 November 1936 (age 85)
Place of birth Hamburg, Germany
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1946–1953 Hamburger SV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1972 Hamburger SV[1] 476 (404)
1978 Cork Celtic 1 (2)
Total 477 (406)
National team
1953–1954 West Germany U-18 10 (15)
1954–1970 West Germany 72 (43)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Uwe Seeler (German pronunciation: [ˈuːvə ˈzeːlɐ]; born 5 November 1936) is a former German football player. He has played for Hamburger SV and West Germany national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[2][3]
Club Season League German
Championship[a]
DFB-Pokal Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hamburger SV 1954–55 Oberliga Nord 26 28 5 1 1 2 32 31
1955–56 29 32 5 4 2 2 36 37
1956–57 26 31 4 2 1 0 31 33
1957–58 24 22 4 2 28 26
1958–59 27 29 4 5 1 0 32 34
1959–60 26 36 7 13 1 0 34 49
1960–61 23 29 6 8 7[b] 5 36 42
1961–62 28 28 2 4 30 32
1962–63 28 32 6 2 4 6 38 40
1963–64 Bundesliga 30 30 2 2 6[c] 5 38 37
1964–65 19 14 1 1 20 15
1965–66 23 11 2 1 25 12
1966–67 23 10 5 3 28 13
1967–68 30 12 1 0 9[c] 8 40 20
1968–69 33 23 3 1 4[d] 3 40 27
1969–70 30 17 2 0 2[d] 0 34 17
1970–71 25 9 2 3 1[d] 0 28 12
1971–72 26 11 4 3 30 14
Total 476 404 43 41 32 24 29 21 580 490
Cork Celtic 1977–78 League of Ireland 1 2 1 2
Career total 477 406 43 41 32 24 29 21 581 492
  1. Before the Bundesliga, the national champion was determined in a series of knock-out games after the domestic league ended.
  2. Appearances in European Cup
  3. 3.0 3.1 Appearances in European Cup Winners' Cup
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Appearances in UEFA Cup

International[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by national team and year[4]
National team Year Apps Goals
Germany 1954 3 0
1955 0 0
1956 1 0
1957 0 0
1958 9 5
1959 5 6
1960 5 4
1961 6 5
1962 7 2
1963 3 3
1964 3 4
1965 1 1
1966 12 7
1967 3 1
1968 1 0
1969 3 0
1970 10 5
Total 72 43

Honours[change | change source]

Hamburger SV

West Germany

Individual

Literature[change | change source]

  • Becker, Robert: Uwe Seeler und seine goldenen Tore. Copress, München 1991, ISBN 3-7679-0363-6
  • Seeler, Uwe: Danke, Fußball! – Mein Leben. Rowohlt-Verlag, Reinbek 2003, ISBN 978-3-498-06375-7 (auch als Hörbuch auf 1 CD, Hörbuch Hamburg, Hamburg 2003, ISBN 3-89903-133-4)

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Uwe Seeler - Spielerprofil - DFB" (in German). dfb.de. Retrieved 7 July 2020.
  2. Arnhold, Matthias (2 November 2007). "Uwe Seeler – Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". rsssf.com. Retrieved 4 April 2013.
  3. "Uwe Seeler". World Football. Retrieved 28 August 2021.
  4. Mamrud, Roberto (2 November 2002). "Uwe Seeler – Goals in International matches". RSSSF. Retrieved 4 November 2012.
  5. Leme de Arruda, Marcelo (20 October 2015). "FIFA XI´s Matches - Full Info". RSSSF. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  6. "Bundesliga Historie 1969/70" (in German). kicker.

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