Jürgen Sparwasser ( German: Jürgen Sparwasser ; born June 4, 1948 , Halberstadt ) is a German footballer . He played as an attacking and attacking midfielder in Magdeburg .
|Born||June 4, 1948 (71 years old)|
Halberstadt , GDR
|Citizenship|| GDR |
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For 53 games as part of the GDR National Football Team, he scored 15 goals.
He gained wide popularity in 1974, when the GDR team performed for the only time in its history at the final tournament of the World Cup , which took place in the territory of neighboring Germany .
In the 1st round, the teams of the GDR and the FRG were in the same group. The match between the GDR team and the future world champion, held on June 22, 1974 , ended in a sensational victory for the GDR with a score of 1-0. A goal in the 77th minute of the match was scored by Jürgen Sparvasser.
This goal has long been shown on television by the GDR for ideological purposes. However, in the future, Jürgen Sparvasser, being invited to the tournament of veterans in Germany, refused to return to the GDR. [one]
In Germany, Sparvasser initially served as an assistant coach, in 1988-1990 he helped Karl-Heinz Feldkamp train Eintracht (Frankfurt), then became the head coach of the Darmstadt 98 team ( second Bundesliga ). Currently, he is collaborating as an expert with a number of print media and television channels in Germany. 
- UEFA Cup Winners Cup Winner: 1974
- Golden Ball Nominee: 1974
- Top scorer of Magdeburg in European competition: 20 goals
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- Article in the football encyclopedia
- http://bundesliga.net.ru/board/jurgen_shparvasser/11-1-0-156 Website "Football of Germany"
- European Cup , UEFA Cup , UEFA Cup Winners' Cup .
- Interview (German)