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Olaf Thon

Personal information
Date of birth1 May 1966(age 50)
Place of birthGelsenkirchen, West Germany
Height1.70 m
Playing positionMidfielder / Defender
Club information
Current clubVfB Hüls (manager)

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Olaf Thon (born 1 May 1966 in Gelsenkirchen) is a retired German footballer, and a current coach.

Mainly a central midfielder, his 19-year professional career was solely associated to Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich, having amassed more than 500 official games and 100 goals for both combined. Nicknamed The Professor, he also collected more than 50 caps for the German national team.


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