Jürgen Grabowski

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Jürgen Grabowski
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Personal information
Full name Jürgen Grabowski
Date of birth (1944-07-07) 7 July 1944 (age 73)
Place of birth Wiesbaden, Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1952–1960 SV 1919 Biebrich
1960–1965 FV Biebrich 02
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1980 Eintracht Frankfurt 441 (109)
National team
1965 West Germany Amateur 1 (0)
1967 West Germany U23 1 (0)
1966–1974 West Germany 44 (5)
Teams managed
1977 Eintracht Frankfurt (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jürgen Grabowski (born 7 July 1944 in Wiesbaden) is a former German footballer.[1]

Grabowski, originally a forward, then later an attacking midfielder or a winger, started his career with SV Biebrich 1919 and FV Biebrich 1902, both clubs in Wiesbaden. In 1965 he joined Eintracht Frankfurt. With this team he won the German Cup in 1974 and 1975 and the UEFA Cup in 1980.

In European Cup competitions he made 40 appearances scoring nine goals.

He won 44 caps for the German national team and scored five goals. He was a member of the German squad in the World Cups of 1966 (but did not play), 1970 and 1974. He is known for his versatility; being able to play on either side of midfield.

His career ended in 1980 after being injured by Lothar Matthäus.[2]

Grabowski is mentioned in a song ("Schwarz-Weiß wie Schnee") of German thrash metal band Tankard.

Honours

Eintracht Frankfurt
West Germany

References

  1. ^ "Grabowski, Jürgen" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Matthäus sagt Eintracht Frankfurt ab" (in German). RP Online. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 

External links

  • Jürgen Grabowski at fussballdaten.de (in German)
  • Record of international matches
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