First Scorers in The Bundesliga Dies
Zurich – Friedhelm Konietzka, people in history as the first goalscorer in the Bundesliga, has died. Konietzka breathed her last in the age of 73 years.
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Friedhelm Konietzka (Fhoto: detiksport)
Konietzka died at his home in Brunnen, Switzerland, on Monday (3/12/2012), after long suffering from cancer. In a message of his death, thanking Konietzka EXIT group that helped end his life.
“I want to thank the EXIT on Monday afternoon released me from feeling miserable. I am very happy,” wrote Konietzka.
Konietzka scored for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga opening match Werder Bremen cons, August 24, 1963. At that time, Konietzka thrilling goal-old opponent after just 58 seconds.
“With his first goal of the natural history of the league, he will always be memorable for the fans in Germany, although the goal was not a single recorded by television cameras,” said President of the Bundesliga, Reinhard Rauball, as quoted by Reuters.
During his career in the Bundesliga, scoring 72 goals Konietzka to Dortmund and Munich 1860. Together with 1860 Munich, who was born August 2, 1938 was won league titles in 1966.
Unfortunately, Konietzka career was tarnished by the actions commendable. In a game of counter Dortmund, October 8, 1966, he attacked the referee and eventually sentenced to a six-month ban.
In 1967, Konietzka moved to Switzerland and joined the FC Winterthur. He retired as a player in 1971.
Furthermore, he coached several clubs such as FC Zurich, BSC Young Boys, and Grasshopper-Club Zurich.