Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD): Germany mourns the loss of Uns Uwe. For his 80th birthday celebration I was enabled to keep the table speech: As Uwe, we would like to Actually all be: moderate and positive.
Bernd Neuendorf (DFB President): In Uwe Seeler we shed one of the best footballers that Germany has ever had. Uwe Seeler worked far beyond the football field. Uwe Seeler will certainly be very doing not have in the DFB as well as the whole German football.
Thomas Bach (IOC Head Of State): The news of the fatality of Uwe Seelers satisfies me with wonderful despair. He was a great role design for me with his football performance, down-to-date as well as his commitment to the club. My first Football footwear therefore birthed his name.
German football grieves among the huge ones: Uwe Seeler is dead. The honorary captain of the nationwide team as well as club legend of Burger SV was 85 years old. There are responses as well as voices to Seeler’s fatality.
Jonas Boldt (sports director Burger SV): Uwe Seeler means whatever that distinguishes a good individual: down-to-earthness, commitment, joie de vivre, as well as he was constantly open. He is the embodiment of the HSV. Our party on his last birthday celebration. He discussed, asked about his HSV, gave me suggestions as well as a couple of sayings for my ears. We will never ever forget and also constantly honor him.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Federal President): With Uwe Seeler we lose a tale of German football as well as a distinct personality without wonderful all-seats, at the very same time the straightforward worker on the area like the wizard goal scorer. We all grieve the honorary gamer of the German nationwide soccer group. I am thankful to have actually fulfilled Uwe Seeler a couple of times and like to bear in mind the encounters as well as the pleasant discussion talks past football as well as HSV.
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Oliver Kahn (CEO of FC Bayern Munich): Those that consider German football and also its best thinks about Uwe Seeler. His fatality is an excruciating loss for the entire football household. Seeler meant honest football, for sincere foot Commitment as well as humankind, he was a gamer with heart and also for the heart-we will constantly remember him as one of the really unique of sporting activity.
Herbert Hainer (Head Of State Bayern Munich): The death of Uwe Seeler fulfills the German football soul in its inmost inner. We Uwe was a folk hero, there was no follower in Germany that did not worship him.
Andreas Brehme (world champ of 1990): When I obtained the information, my tears came to me. I was really carefully with Uwe. I mourn with his Ilka as well as all family members.
Gert Charly Dörfel (former colleague at the HSV): I grieve with many others around Uwe. A friend selected him. I went right into a terrific bunch Come when I changed from cops Hamburg to HSV. It could not have walked much better. I’m happy of it. We had a whole lot of enjoyable together.
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Hanseatic city of Hamburg: With Uwe Seeler, honorary resident given that 2003, the Hanseatic City of Hamburg loses a remarkable footballer as well as unique individuals. Tschüs, Uwe!
Wolfgang Overath ( globe champion from 1974 ) : I talked with him every 3 to four weeks. He remained in a good mood throughout the last discussion. The Uwe was one Really fine individual. Among the really big ones as a footballer as well as person.
Heike Ullrich (DFB General Secretary): Today is a depressing day, not just for German, yet world football. Uwe Seeler was one of the wonderful individualities of German and also worldwide football. And also solutions are remarkable. The DFB is extremely grateful to him. Uwe Seeler is constantly closely attached to our association after his wonderful career-and we. (…) His heat as well as interest were contagious. We grieve for an outstanding Footballer, a special person. As well as a great buddy.
Berti Vogts (globe champ of 1974): Better for her god, why just? Uwe Seeler was such a fine, heart-carrier individual. An excellent sidekick who never ever thought.
Lothar Matthäus (record nationwide gamer): Uwe Seeler was the very first footballer that I knowingly regarded. He and also Pele at the 1966 World Cup. Uwe was always a great duty model, yet not alone on the field. I have it as Really, extremely great, great people got to understand. Constantly right, reputable, with a common Hamburg mind. His death is a loss, Uwe will lack the entire football household, not just in Germany. My friendly condolences of his family and all good friends.
Hans-Joachim Watzke (head of managerial board of the German Football Organization): Uwe Seeler was an extraordinary footballer, however above all an amazing individual. Uwe Seeler was a guy that was deeply rooted in his hometown of Hamburg.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Federal Head Of State): With Uwe Seeler we shed a tale of German football and a distinct individuality without terrific all-seats, at the same time the straightforward worker on the field like the brilliant goal scorer. Donata Hopfen (Chair of the DFL administration): Uwe Seeler will be remembered as one of the exceptional players in the background of German football. Herbert Hainer (Head Of State Bayern Munich): The death of Uwe Seeler meets the German football soul in its inmost inner. Wolfgang Overath ( globe champ from 1974 ) : I spoke to him every three to four weeks. Andreas Brehme (world champion of 1990): When I obtained the news, my tears came to me.
Felix Magath (European Champ 1980): This is a sad day for all German football, for HSV as well as, over all, for me. Among the best football idols that was constantly human and stylish, has a good example Leave us as well as leave a big space.
Donata Hopfen (Chair of the DFL administration): Uwe Seeler will certainly be remembered as one of the impressive players in the background of German football. He was extremely valued not only for his sporting achievements, however also as down-to-earth as well as great individuality and for his obvious social commitment. Our sympathy is with his family.
Hansi Flick (nationwide trainer): Uwe Seeler was a good example for generations of nationwide gamers. With his realistic, humble and also scheduled way, he also inspired and considered himself. Loyalty. At 4 Globe Championships, he was on the lawn himself, later he accompanied our national group to tournaments as honorary gamer and also part of the DFB delegation, for example in 2010 to South Africa. We always appreciated it to have him. Uwe Seeler has us Influenced. We all at the nationwide team and the DFB will certainly miss him extremely a lot.
Rudi Völler (world champion of 1990): I am scared. My thoughts are with his household, that I express my deepest condolences. Uwe was a fantastic person, one of the best German sports idolizers went from us.