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Lothar Matthaeus Biography & Career Records (First Ever Midfielder Who Won A Ballon d’Or)

Lothar Matthaeus

Lothar Matthaeus

Date Of Birth:  21 March 1961

Lothar Matthaeus scored 4 goals in the 1990 Worldcup and Won the Worldcup with Germany. Later he became the 1st Midfielder to win the Ballon d’Or in 1990.

Lothar Matthaeus was Germany most proflic Midfilder. Won the European Championship in 1980 at the age of 19.

He was the driving force behind Germany’s 1990 WorldCup triumph. Socred 4 goals in 1990 WorldCup. Lothar Matthaeus Won the 1990 ballon d’Or for that magnificent performance.

The Inter Milan & Bayern Munich Legend is the greatest midfielder of all time that grace the game.

Lothar Matthaeus Personal Infromation

  • Nation:  Germany
  • Position: Box-To-Box Midfielder
  • Height: 75 cm
  • Major Club: Inter Milan, Bayern Munich
  • Career Duration: 1979-2000
  • Career Goals: 161
  • International Caps: 150 Games
  • International Goals: 23 Goals
  • World Cup Participation: 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998 -25 Games

Club & Country Honours  

  • 1990 FIFA World Cup Champion
  • 1986 FIFA World Cup Runner-Up
  • 1980 UEFA European Championship winner
  • 7 Times Bundesliga Champions
  • 1 Time Italian Series A
  • 4 Times DFB-Pokal
  • 1 time DFB Super Cup
  • 2 Times UEFA Cup -1991, 1996

Individual Awards

  • 1988 European Championship Team Of Tournament
  • 1978 Bravo Award
  • 1990 Ballon d’Or
  • FIFA World Cup Golden Ball in 1990
  • 1990 World Soccer Player Of The Year
  • IFFHS World Best Player of the Year in 1990
  • 1991 FIFA World Player Of The Year
  • 1990 European Footballer Of The Year
  • 2 Times German Footballer Of The Year -1990, 1999

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