Bert Trautmann

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Birthday
22, 1923
Birthplace
Bremen, Germany
Death Date
Jul 19, 2013 (89)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1923
Birthplace
Bremen, Germany
Death Date
Jul 19, 2013 (89)

About

Honored with the 1956 Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award, he played through five dislocated vertebrae that year to help Manchester City win the 1956 Cup Final.

Before Fame

He fought during World War II as a paratrooper on both the Eastern and Western Fronts.

Trivia

He became a member of the National Football Museum's Hall of Fame in 2005.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Margaret Fair who he later divorced.

Associated With

He played for Manchester City just like Abdisalam Ibrahim.