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Adolf Bechtold

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Full nameAdolf Bechtold
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Adolf Bechtold (born February 20, 1926) is a former German football player. He played his entire career with Eintracht Frankfurt winning the Championship with the Main siders.

The instrument mechanic played from 1938 until 1942 in the youth academy from 1942 on in the senior squad appearing over 400 times until 1960. His major honours are the German Championship in 1959 and the South German Championship in 1953 and 1959.

1959-60 Frankfurt reached the final of the European Cup where they met Real Madrid. Madrid won 7-3. Bechtold was not a regular anymore and did not appear in this game and was only playing in one match of this European Cup season. This was his one and only international appearance because he never was capped for Germany.

Today he is an honoured member and honoured captain of Eintracht Frankfurt.

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