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Uwe Seeler: Operation performed! This is how the HSV icon is doing now - Hansi Flick sends greetings


HSV is concerned about club legend Uwe Seeler. The ex-footballer had to be operated on after an accident.

HSV is concerned about club legend Uwe Seeler. The ex-footballer had to be operated on after an accident.

  • Club icon Uwe Seeler (83) from Hamburger SV fell seriously and had to be operated on.
  • The former striker must have  broken his hip and three ribs .
  • Most recently, Seeler has had  to deal with heart problems and back problems .
  • Now he has survived the operation, but has yet to stay in the clinic .

Update from May 23, 8:37 a.m .: Football icon Uwe Seeler fell on Thursday evening and broke his hip and three ribs. The 83-year-old had to go to the hospital immediately and was now operated on in the Albertinen Clinic in Hamburg

Uwe Seeler knew it: the operation is proceeding as the HSV icon predicted

Before the intervention , the former striker was optimistic about the Hamburger Morgenpost and conjured up his good healing meat . And he was right. You can breathe a sigh of relief. "Us Uwe" survived the one-hour operation , it is said. 

For the time being, Seeler has to stay in the hospital . His old age had not made the operation safe. Fortunately, all that remains to be desired is a good recovery in rehab .

Great concern for Uwe Seeler: HSV icon has to be operated on after an accident

Update from May 22nd, 5:07 pm: HSV coach Dieter Hecking gave the football idol Uwe Seeler, who was lying in the hospital with a broken hip, an encouraging speech. "The best recovery wishes from the team, from the coaching staff, from the athletic performance. Uwe, stay upright! You can do it.  We are with you in our thoughts, ”the 55-year-old coach said on Friday to the DFB honorary captain in the press conference for the second division top game of Hamburger SV against Arminia Bielefeld.

Also Hansi Flick has Seeler sent the best wishes. “I wish you all the best from the south of Germany to the north and hope that he will be fit again soon. Health is the most important thing, we keep our fingers crossed for him in Munich, ”said the Bayern Munich coach on Friday.

Great concern for Uwe Seeler: HSV icon has to be operated on after an accident

First report from May 22, 11.03 a.m .: 

Hamburg - Great concern for  Uwe Seeler  (83). The club legend of Hamburger SV fell badly and probably broke her hip. Seeler is said to be operated on the same day (May 22). The Focus reports. The fans of Hamburger SV were shocked by the news, reports *.

The accident occurred in Seeler's house in Norderstedt (Harksheide district). Seeler and his wife Ilka had gone there in the Corona crisis. The operation is planned in the Albertinen hospital in Schnelsen.

HSV legend Uwe Seeler: Most recently he had heart problems

Most recently, Seeler had plagued health problems time and again - especially heart problems. But Seeler remains positive now: He ordered the "Focus" to have  "good healing meat" and "be optimistic about the matter".

Since a car accident ten years ago, Seeler's back has been causing problems for the former international. At that time he had decided against surgery and to endure the pain . This no longer seems possible.

Uwe Seeler: Training on the exercise bike

The "Hamburger Morgenpost" told Seeler that his wife drove him very hard: "She sends me to our exercise bike every day , then I have to cycle to keep moving and to put my heart to work."


Another club legend is currently doing a little better: None other than FC Bayern * Honorary President Franz Beckenbauer will be part of the eight-man delegation at FCB who can watch the game against Eintracht Frankfurt on site in the Munich Allianz Arena *.

FC Erzgebirge Aue (2. Bundesliga) has been involved in a serious traffic accident. The team was on the way to Nuremberg when a BMW crashed into the team bus.

Mourning at 1. FC Köln: club legend Gerhard Strack died at the age of 64. With FC he won four titles, he remains in the DFB team because of a special hit.

* and are part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editorial network. Find out everything about the squad and the titles of the FCB here.

List of rubric lists: © picture alliance / Christian Cha / Christian Charisius

Source: merkur

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