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Gottfried Fuchs

Gottfried Fuchs
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Date of birth3 May 1889
Place of birthKarlsruhe, Germany
Date of death25 February 1972(age 82)
Place of deathMontreal, Canada

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Gottfried Fuchs (3 May 1889 25 February 1972) was a German footballer. A German Jew, he fled Germany because of The Holocaust and emigrated to Canada. He is remembered for scoring 10 goals for Germany in a 16 0 win against Russia at the 1912 Olympics on 1 July, becoming the top scorer of the tournament.

He was part of the legendary attacking trio of Karlsruher FV with Fritz Förderer and Julius Hirsch. His older brother was Richard Fuchs. He helped Karlsruher FV to win the 1910 German championship.




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