Germany World Cup Hero Dies At 63

Germany World Cup hero, Andreas Brehme has died of cardiac arrest.

According to Bild, Brehme, who was rushed to the Ziemssenstrassede clinic in Munich, died of cardiac arrest on Monday night.

Brehme played 86 times for Germany during his playing career and for Kaiserslautern, Bayern Munich, and Inter Milan among others at club level.

The left-back slotted home the decisive 85th-minute penalty as Franz Beckenbauer’s side beat Argentina 1-0 in Rome.


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Brehme’s decade-long international career, which featured eight goals, saw him play at the 1986, 1990 and 1994 World Cups and the European Championships of 1984, 1988 and 1992.

He was named in the tournament’s best team in 1984, 1990 and 1992. As well as winning in 1990, he was involved in losing finals for West Germany against Argentina in 1986 and Denmark in

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