Rudolf Assauer Memorial Ceremony In Gelsenkirchen
In This Photo: Gerald Asamoah
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 Winners’ 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 Schalke’s manager was winning the DFB Cup in 2001 and 2002 as well as the UEFA Cup in 1997.
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