Nationality
German

Date of Birth
06.06.1945

Mother tongue
German

Other languages
English

Place of Residence
Altendiez

Confederation represented
UEFA

FIFA Ex-Co member since
2011

Other functions in football
Former President of the German Football Association (DFB)

Occupation
Jurist

Professional career
Judge, district president, lawyer

Hobbies
Literature, Sport

What does football mean to you?
A strong part of life, social responsibility, social development

Which football club did you support as a child?
Borussia Monchengladbach

Did you ever have an idol in football?
Fritz Walter, Gunter Netzer

What is your fondest footballing memory?
FIFA World Cup 1954, meeting the players of Hungary and Germany at a later stage

What has been your biggest disappointment in football?
Match fixing by a referee in Germany