Sad news. Another football legend has passed away

Sad news.  Another football legend has passed away

The death of Franz Beckenbauer was recently mourned in Germany, and now another piece of sad news has been shared. Andreas Brehme has died.

Football fans most associate Andreas Brehme with the goal he scored in the 1990 World Cup final, which won the World Cup for the West German national team. Then this footballer became a national hero. In the match against Argentina, the nominal left defender scored a goal from a penalty kick in the 85th minute. Diego Maradona and company had to play it safe and did not defend the gold medal. Brehme played a total of 86 matches for the national team. In addition to the 1990 World Cup gold, he also won second place at the 1986 World Championships and silver at the 1992 European Championships.

The German’s career includes not only successful performances in the national team, but also playing for clubs such as Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Kaiserslautern.

What was the cause of Andreas Brehme’s death?

On Tuesday, sad news about the death of Andreas Brehme was reported by “Bild”. According to journalists, the former football player went to a clinic in Munich after suffering a cardiac arrest, but doctors were unable to save him.

“Bild” indicates that the former outstanding footballer was admitted to the emergency room too late. Moreover, journalists suggest that his health has recently deteriorated. He was deeply affected by the death of the previously mentioned Beckenbauer. There is no denying that the gentlemen were friends and had mutual respect for each other.

Brehme had financial problems

After ending his sports career, Brehme briefly worked as a coach. Later, the information that appeared about him was mainly related to his financial problems. Nearly 10 years ago, he was supposed to be in debt of EUR 250,000. Back then, even his teammates from the 1990 gold team appealed to help him in some way.

Brehme died at the age of 63. In 2024, German football has already lost two legends who had a significant impact on winning the most valuable titles in the international arena.

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