Rudolf Assauer Memorial Ceremony In Gelsenkirchen
Former Schalke 04 player Gerald Asamoah attends the funeral for the former Schalke 04 manager Rudolf Assauer on February 15, 2019 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Rudolf Assauer, a former professional footballer and manager, passed away on February 6th, 2019, aged 74. His biggest success as a player was winning the UEFA Cup Winnersâ€™ Cup in 1966 with Borussia Dortmund against Liverpool FC at Hampden Park in Glasgow. After his career as a professional football player he worked as head coach and manager for different clubs in Germany. Under his guidance FC Schalke 04 grew as a club but also as a commercial enterprise. His biggest success during his time as Schalkeâ€™s manager was winning the DFB Cup in 2001 and 2002 as well as the UEFA Cup in 1997.