Fritz Walter

Fritz Walter (31st of October, 1920 - 17th of June, 2002)


Fritz Walter was one of the prominent personalities of the German football.

As a captain he led the German football national team in 1954 sensational to the world champion's title. Between 1940 and 1958 Fritz Walter carried the tricot of the national team in 61 plays and shot 33 goals.

With the 1st FC Kaiserslautern he won two German masteries (in 1951 against Prussia Münster and in 1953 against the VfB Stuttgart). In 1948, in 1954 and 1955 the "Walter-Elf" failed in the final. In 1959 Fritz Walter finished his sports career. For the 1st FC Kaiserslautern he was used in 379 championship games (306 goals).

For his big footballer's broads and social salaries Fritz Walter received numerous honour and was appointed in 1958 the first honourary play leader of the soccer national team.