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Great condolences after the death of Andi Brehme: Inter remembers him with a minute's silence and a mourning ribbon at the CL game

2024-02-21T03:51:40.329Z

Highlights: Great condolences after the death of Andi Brehme: Inter remembers him with a minute's silence and a mourning ribbon at the CL game.. As of: February 21, 2024, 4:46 a.m By: Niklas Kirk, Korbinian Kothny CommentsPressSplit Andreas Breh me is dead. Germany loses its final goalscorer at the 1990 World Cup and is deeply saddened. The shock in football Germany is deep. Football Germany is in mourning.



As of: February 21, 2024, 4:46 a.m

By: Niklas Kirk, Korbinian Kothny

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Andreas Brehme is dead. Germany loses its final goalscorer at the 1990 World Cup and is deeply saddened.

The reactions.

Update from February 20th, 9:43 p.m.:

There was great sympathy for the death of Andi Brehme today during the Champions League duel between Inter Milan and Atlético Madrid.

Before kick-off, the spectators stood for a minute's silence and applauded.

Meanwhile, a picture of Brehme was displayed on the San Siro scoreboard.

Inter also wore mourning ribbons.

Appreciation before the start of the game: Players and spectators remember Andi Brehme during a minute's silence © IMAGO/Spada/LaPresse

Brehme played for the blue-blacks from 1988 to 1992 and won the UEFA Cup with them, as well as Italian champions and Italian Supercup winners.

Appreciation before kick-off: Andreas Brehme in the Inter Milan jersey © IMAGO/Spada/LaPresse

“Infinitely shocked” – great sadness after Andi Brehme’s sudden death

First report from February 20th:

Munich - Five meter run-up, deliberate shot with the inside into the bottom left corner, boundless celebration: these scenes in football Germany will forever be associated with Andreas Brehme.

The left-back became world champion in 1990 and with him the entire Federal Republic.

Now Brehme is dead.

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At the age of 63, the Hamburg native died unexpectedly of a cardiac arrest on the night of Monday to Tuesday.

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After team manager and emperor Franz Beckenbauer, Brehme is the second Italian world champion to die in 2024 - and the first player ever.

The shock in football Germany is deep.

The reactions.

Andreas Brehme is dead. Football Germany is in mourning.

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Reactions to the death of Andreas Brehme

  • FC Bayern Munich:

    “FC Bayern is deeply shocked by the sudden death of Andreas Brehme.

    The German record champion is united in mourning with his relatives and friends.

    We will always keep Andreas Brehme in our hearts – as a world champion and even more so as a very special person.

    He will always be part of the FC Bayern family.

    Rest in peace, dear Andi!”

  • 1. FC Kaiserslautern:

    “The FCK mourns the loss of Andreas Brehme.

    He wore the Red Devils jersey for a total of ten years and became German champion and cup winner with FCK.

    In 1990 he shot the German national team to the World Cup title with his penalty and finally became a football legend.

    The FCK family is deeply saddened and its thoughts are with Andi Breme's relatives and friends.

    We will honor his memory."

  • Uli Hoeneß:

    “I am incredibly sad about this shocking news.

    None of us will ever forget Andreas Brehme - because he is more than a 1-0 win in the World Cup final in Rome.

    We have lost a great person and a loyal friend.”   

  • Karl-Heinz Rummenigge:

    “I am deeply affected and shocked by the news of Andi Brehme’s death.

    We played the 1986 World Cup together in Mexico and Andi was a great team player, extremely loyal and reliable.

    His joy for life was always contagious, and the fact that he had to leave us at the age of 63 makes me very sad.”

  • Boris Becker:

    “Totally shocked by the sudden death of Andreas Brehme... We just met at Kaiser Franz's funeral service!

    It's unbelievable how quickly it can be over!

    My thoughts are with his two sons!

    RIP Andi”

  • Markus Söder:

    “Rest in peace, Andi Brehme!

    With his penalty goal in the 1990 World Cup final, he united the whole of Germany and made it happy.

    He was a great man who took responsibility at the crucial moment.

    Our condolences go out to his family.”

  • DFB team:

    “Rest in peace, Andy!”

  • Borussia Dortmund:

    “Borussia Dortmund mourns the death of world champion Andreas Brehme.

    Our thoughts are with the family and relatives of an icon who has had a significant impact on German football.

    Rest in peace, Andi.”

  • Pierre Littbarski:

    “I am incredibly shocked.

    I will miss Andi very much as a player and especially as a person.

    Unfortunately, the sad news doesn't stop.

    This is very, very sad for German football and especially for us, the 1990 world champions.”

  • Guido Buchwald:

    “Incredible, rest in peace my friend.”

  • Inter Milan:

    “A great player, a real Interista.

    Ciao Andi, forever a legend.”

  • Stefan Kuntz:

    “It is extremely surprising and sent a very cold shiver down my spine.

    We had a cool time together with the national team and especially in Kaiserslautern.

    Condolences go out to the entire family.”

Source: merkur

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