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Full name  Richard Kress
Name  Richard Kress
Date of birth  6 March 1925
Role  Footballer
Playing position  Striker
Position  Forward
Years  Team

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Place of birth  Niesig (today part of Fulda), Germany
Date of death  30 March 1996(1996-03-30) (aged 71)
Died  March 30, 1996, Frankfurt, Germany

Richard Kress (alternative writing Richard Kreß) (6 March 1925 – 30 March 1996) was a German footballer.

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He played for Eintracht Frankfurt from 1953 until 1964 as a typical right winger and won the German championship in 1959 and played the European Cup final in 1960 which was lost to Real Madrid 3–7 on 18 May at Hampden Park in Glasgow in front of 135,000 spectators, Kress scored the first goal of the match.

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Kress also worked in a chemist's shop with his wife in Frankfurt. He could be regularly met on his way to the Eintracht training facility in Riederwald on line 18.

He was capped nine times for Germany between 1954 and 1961 contributing two goals.

Kress still is the oldest player to give his debut in the Bundesliga.

References

Richard Kress Wikipedia


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