Thomas Häßler is a retired football player from Germany, and is currently the coach of 1.FC Koln. Born on May 30, 1966 in West Berlin, Germany, Häßler is best known for his participation during the FIFA World Cup in 1990 for the German national team, as well as for the team’s participation in the Euro 96.
Häßler started playing football as a part of the youth team of the club Reinickendorfer Fuchse. His professional club career, however, started in 1984 when he was signed by 1.FC Koln of the German Bundesliga. Häßler stayed with club for six years, and even helped the club become a vice-champion for two years: 1989 and 1990.
Soon after his participation in the 1990 World Cup for Germany, he was transferred to Juventus for DM15 million. However, he only spent a year with the club before he decided to transfer to AS Roma. It was there that he spent three years of his club career, and was able to make 88 appearances for the club and score 11 goals.
|Height / weight||1.66 m /|
|Born||30 May 1966|
|FC Red Bull Salzburg||2003 - 2004|
|TSV 1860 Munich||1999 - 2003|
|Dortmund||1998 - 1999|
|Karlsruher||1994 - 1998|
|AS Roma||1991 - 1994|
|Juventus||1990 - 1991|
|1. FC Köln||1984 - 1990|
Other clubs that Häßler played in include Roma, Karlsruhe, Borussia Dortmund, 1860 Munich, and SV Salzburg. It was in SV Salzburg that Häßler spent his last few games, making 19 appearances and 1 goal in a span of one year.
As for his international performance, Häßler represented Germany as a part of the German national team from 1988 to 200. This gave him a total of 101 caps for his country, and scored 11 goals. In addition, he won a bronze medal during the 1988 Summer Olympics for West Germany.