Soccer coach who started managing Esteghlal in 2017. He first managed for Borussia Mönchengladbach II from 1982 to 1985. He has over 450,000 followers on his winfried.schaefer Instagram account.
He played for Borussia Mönchengladbach from 1968 to 1970 with 43 appearances and 4 goals.
He was runner-up as coach in the AFF Championship in 2012 in Thailand.
He, his wife, and two kids have lived in Ettlingen near Karlsruhe for over 25 years.
He and Nasser Hejazi were both soccer managers for Esteghlal.