Helmut Rahn

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Birthday
6, 1929
Birthplace
Essen, Germany
Death Date
Aug 14, 2003 (74)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1929
Birthplace
Essen, Germany
Death Date
Aug 14, 2003 (74)

About

German forward who scored the winning goal in the final game of the 1954 FIFA World Cup. He spent the bulk of his club career with Germany's Rot-Weiss Essen, scoring 88 goals in 201 appearances.

Before Fame

He spent his youth career with SV Altenessen, SC Oelde, and Sportfreund Katernberg.

Trivia

He scored 21 goals in 40 matches for Team Germany.

Family Life

He had two sons, Uwe and Klaus, with his wife Gerti.

Associated With

He and Lothar Matthaus both starred for Germany in World Cup play.