Sepp Maier

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Birthday
28, 1944
Birthplace
Metten, Germany
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
Metten, Germany

About

Former German goalkeeper nicknamed Die Katze von Anzing (the cat from Anzing) for his elasticity and cat-like reflexes. He helped lead West Germany to the 1974 World Cup championship with four clean sheets in seven matches.

Before Fame

He began his career with a local club in the junior leagues and moved to Bayern Munich to continue his youth career in 1959.

Trivia

He spent his entire club career with Bayern Munich, appearing in 536 games between 1962 and 1979.

Family Life

He grew up in Metten, Germany.

Associated With

He was teammates with Franz Beckenbauer on the legendary West German teams of the 1970s.