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Heidi Mohr (May 29, 1967 – February 7, 2019)[1] was a German footballer. As a footballer she was renowned for her speed and her ability to shoot with both feet. In 1999 she was voted Europe's Footballer of the Century.[2]

Heidi Mohr
Personal information
Full name Heidi Mohr
Date of birth (1967-05-29)May 29, 1967
Place of birth Weinheim, West Germany
Date of death February 7, 2019(2019-02-07) (aged 51)
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1994 TuS Niederkirchen 83 (114)
1994–1995 TuS Ahrbach 22 (27)
1995–2000 1. FFC Frankfurt
National team
1986–1996 Germany 104 (83)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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Club careerEdit

Heidi Mohr played in the Bundesliga for TuS Ahrbach, TuS Niederkirchen, and 1. FFC Frankfurt. She was top scorer in the Bundesliga for 5 consecutive years from 1991 to 1995.

National teamEdit

Heidi Mohr's debut was against Norway on May 19, 1986. She had 104 appearances for Germany's national team and won the 1989, 1991 and 1995 Women's EURO. She scored 8 times at European Championships and 10 times at World Cups. With 83 career goals she was Germany's all-time top scorer until Birgit Prinz overtook her in 2005. Mohr's last game was on September 29, 1996 against Iceland.[3]

Matches and goals scored at World Cup and Olympic tournamentsEdit

Heidi Mohr competed in two FIFA Women's World Cup: China 1991 and Sweden 1995; and one Olympics: Atlanta 1996; played 15 matches and scored 11 goals[4] Mohr with her Germany team finished third at the 1991 Women's World Cup, held in China.

Goal Match Date Location Opponent Lineup Min Score Result Competition
  China 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup
1
1
1991-11-17[m 1] Jiangmen   Nigeria Start 32 2–0

4–0 W

Group stage
2
34 3–0
3
2
1991-11-19[m 2] Zhongshan   Chinese Taipei Start 21 2–0

3–0 W

Group stage
4
50 3–0
5
3
1991-11-21[m 3] Zhongshan   Italy Start 61 1–0

2–0 W

Group stage
6
4
1991-11-24[m 4] Zhongshan   Denmark Start 91 2–1

2–1 aet W

Quarter-final
7
5
1991-11-27[m 5] Guangzhou   United States Start 34 1–3

2–5 L

Semifinal
6
1991-11-29[m 6] Guangzhou   Sweden Start

0–4 L

Third place match
  Sweden 1995 FIFA Women's World Cup Final
7
1995-06-05[m 7] Karlstad   Japan Start

1–0 W

Group stage
8
1995-06-07[m 8] Helsingborg   Sweden Start

2–3 L

Group stage
8
9
1995-06-09[m 9] Karlstad   Brazil Start 78 4–1

6–1 W

Group stage
9
89 5–1
10
10
1995-06-13[m 10] Västerås   England Start 82 3–0

3–0 W

Quarter-final
11
1995-06-15[m 11] Helsingborg   China PR Start

1–0 W

Semifinal
12
1995-06-18[m 12] Solna Municipality   Norway Start

0–2 L

Final
  Atlanta 1996 Olympic Women's Football Tournament
11
13
1996-07-21[m 13] Birmingham   Japan Start 52 3–2

3–2 W

Group stage
14
1996-07-23[m 14] Washington   Norway Start

2–3 L

Group stage
15
1996-07-25[m 15] Birmingham   Brazil Start

1–1 D

Group stage

HonoursEdit

TuS Niederkirchen
1. FFC Frankfurt
Germany

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Krebstod mit 51 – Trauer um Jahrhundertspielerin Heidi Mohr (in German)
  2. ^ "Broschüre 25 Jahre Frauen-Länderspiele Teil 2" (PDF) (in German). Deutscher Fußball Bund. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2008-07-22.
  3. ^ "Spielerinfo Mohr" (in German). Deutscher Fußball Bund. 2008. Archived from the original on 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2008-07-31.
  4. ^ "FIFA Player Statistics: Heidi MOHR". FIFA.
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