Short Biography of Famous Soccer Player – Sepp Maier

His full name is Josef Dieter “Sepp” Maier. He was born in 28 February 1944. He is one of former professional German players of soccer with position as goalkeeper.

He was born in Metten, Bavaria. He spent the total of his proficient playing career at Bayern Munich, succeeding the Bundesliga Championship four times and the European Cup three times successively. Sepp” Maier played between 1966 and 1977 in an unremitting series of 422 matches, still a German national record.

Sepp Maier was one of the greatest goalkeepers as long as a period which saw a lot of great goalkeepers rise to prominence, especially in Europe. He was chosen West German soccer player of the year three times.

Sepp Maier’s goalkeeping aptitude was matched simply by his eccentricity, seeing that Maier was considered as a bit of a joker by many players and fans. This impression was augmented in one game which Bayern were dominating without difficulty, Maier turned his consideration to hunting a duck which had got stricken in the Olympia Stadion, rather than focus on the game.

Apart from his sense of humor, he was a really great keeper, who had the fate of winning nearly each competition he played in at least once, including a World Cup for West Germany in year 1974, a European Championship in 1972, the Intercontinental Cup in 1976, UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1967, European Cup in 1974, 1975, 1976, and Bundesliga in 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974.

His greatest achievement came in 1974 when he assisted his national part to triumph in the Football World Cup 1974, World Cup final in his home city of Munich. In total he took part in his country 95 times.