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Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck

Hans-Georg (Georg) "Katsche" Schwarzenbeck (born 3 April 1948 in Munich) is a retired German football player who played as a defender. He played in the Bundesliga from 1966 to 1979, appearing in 416 matches[1] as a defender for Bayern Munich. He won six German league championships, three German Cups, one European Cup Winners' Cup (defeating Glasgow Rangers in the final), and three consecutive European Cups (1974 defeating Atlético Madrid, 1975 defeating Leeds United, 1976 defeating AS Saint-Étienne).[2]

Georg Schwarzenbeck
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Personal information
Full name Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck
Date of birth (1948-04-03) 3 April 1948 (age 71)
Place of birth Munich, Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1961–1962 Sportfreunde München
1962–1966 FC Bayern Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1981 FC Bayern Munich 416 (21)
National team
1969–1971 West Germany U-23 2 (0)
1971–1978 West Germany 44 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

In the 1974 final, Schwarzenbeck scored the equalising goal in the European Cup final match against Atlético Madrid in the last minute of extra time with a long-range effort.[3] Bayern won the replay 4–0 two days later.

Schwarzenbeck played 44 times for Germany between 1971 and 1978.[4] His greatest success was the victory in the 1974 World Cup, West Germany defeating the Netherlands 2-1 in the final. He also helped the national team to victory in the 1972 European Championship, defeating the USSR in the final, and to the final of the 1976 tournament, losing to Czechoslovakia on penalty kicks in the final, after extra time.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (28 March 2012). "Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Georg Schwarzenbeck". (in German). Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  3. ^ Haisma, Marcel (7 January 2009). "Georg "Katsche" Schwarzenbeck - Matches in European Cups". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  4. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (30 October 2004). "Hans Georg Schwarzenbeck - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Fans name greatest reds of all time". FC Bayern München. 1 June 2005. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Gerd Müller
Bayern Munich captain
Succeeded by
Paul Breitner