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Date Of Birth : 5 November 1936
Position : Striker
Nation : West Germany
Height : 170 cm
Major Club : Hamburg
Caps : 72 Games (43 Goals)
World Cup Participation : 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970 (21 Games with 9 Goals)
Professional Score Record : 446 Goals/ 520 Games
Club Honours : 1 Time German Champion
1 Time German Cup
International Honours : 1966 FIFA World Cup Runner-Up
1970 FIFA World Cup Third Place
Individual Achievement : 1 Times Bundesliga Top Scorer
3 Times German Footballer of The Year (1960, 1964, 1970)
1960 Bronze Ball European Footballer of The Year
1966 FIFA World Cup All Star Team
All-Time Hamburg Top Scorer
Hamburg Greatest Player Ever
7 Times German Forward of The Year

“Uns Uwe” Uwe Seeler is the most underrated strikers of all-time. He was a top west German striker for more than a decade. He was a technically gifted and effective goalscorer, working to score inside or outside the penalty area. He was also very creative, was renowed for his overhead-kick, once back-heading a goal in world cup game. In Bundesliga Game, He was rated by kicker in 7 seasons and also 7.5 seasons of international-class which is the second best rating in history of Bundesliga game only to Franz Beckenbauer. In spite of this point, He was never voted in top five Ballon d’Or in any year aside from 1960 due to unsuccessful of Hamburg club. Uwe Seeler was also a tremendously popular player due to his fairness, modesty, and kindness. The DFB (German FA) made him the second honorary captain of the German national team in 1972 (the first being Fritz Walter). In 2003 he became honorary citizen of his hometown Hamburg, the first time the honor was bestowed on a sportman.

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