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Dieter Hoeneß
Dieter Hoeneß vor Hertha BSC Geschaeftsstelle 001.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth 7 January 1953 (1953-01-07) (age 57)
Place of birth    Ulm, West Germany
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club VfL Wolfsburg (general manager)
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1975–1979
1979–1987
VfB Stuttgart
Bayern Munich
104 0(44)
224 (102)   
National team
1979–1986 West Germany 006 00(4)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Dieter Hoeneß (born 7 January 1953 in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany) is a former German football (soccer) player, who currently works as General Manager by VfL Wolfsburg.[1]

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Club career

Dieter Hoeneß played on amateur level for VfB Ulm and SSV Ulm 1846 before he started a professional career in the German Bundesliga with VfB Stuttgart. There he played between 1975 and 1979, the first two years in the 2nd Bundesliga. After this he transferred to Bayern Munich. There he had his most successful time and won five German championships (1980, 81, 85, 86, 87) and three German Cups (1982, 84, 86). The striker, whose strength were headers, scored 127 goals in 258 league matches, before he ended his career in 1987.

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International career

Between 1979 and 1986 Dieter Hoeneß also played six times for the German national football team for which he scored 4 goals. He took part in the German 1986 FIFA World Cup campaign in Mexico, where the team finished as runner up. There he obtained the distinction of having been the oldest player in the final with 33 years and 173 days.

Managerial career

After his years on the pitch he first took on a position as PR manager with computer manufacturers Commodore, which were then a major sponsor of Bayern Munich. Between 1990 and 1995 he was appointed as commercial/general manager with his former club VfB Stuttgart. In 1996 he became vice president of league rivals Hertha BSC where,[2] after a year, he switched into the job as commercial/general manager and was released on 7 June 2009.[3]

On 21 December 2009 he was announced to become the new general manager of VfL Wolfsburg with effect from 15 January 2010.[4]

Personal life

Dieter Hoeneß is the brother of Uli Hoeneß, who was also a successful player in the Bundesliga and who is now president of Bayern Munich.

Honours

Bayern Munich

Germany

References


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