West Germany’s 1990 WC hero Brehme no more

21 February,2024 06:34 AM IST |  Berlin  |  AFP

“FC Bayern is deeply shocked by the sudden death of Andreas Brehme,” the club said in a statement

Andreas Brehme. Pic/AFP

Andreas Brehme, whose 85th-minute penalty sealed victory for West Germany over Argentina in the 1990 World Cup final, died overnight into Tuesday at the age of 63, his former club Bayern Munich said.

"FC Bayern is deeply shocked by the sudden death of Andreas Brehme," the club said in a statement.

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"We will always keep Andreas Brehme in our hearts. As a world champion and as a very special person." A versatile left-back, Brehme spent two seasons with Bayern Munich between 1986-1988, winning the Bundesliga in 1987.

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