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Otto Rehhagel

Otto Rehhagel
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Full nameOtto Rehhagel
Date of birth9 August 1938(age 78)
Place of birthEssen, Germany
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9.7 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Otto Rehhagel (born 9 August 1938 in Essen) is a German football coach and former football player. Along with Helmut Schön, Ottmar Hitzfeld, Udo Lattek and Hennes Weisweiler, he is considered one of the most successful German managers.

Rehhagel is the only person who, as player and as manager combined, has participated in over 1000 Bundesliga matches. In the Bundesliga, he holds the records for the most victories (387), most draws (205), most losses (228), and his teams have scored the most goals (1473) and conceded more (1142) than any other.

Internationally, Rehhagel coached the Greece national team from 2001 to 2010 in what has been the nation's most successful footballing era during that period, the Greek team won the 2004 European Championship and qualified to the 2010 World Cup, their second ever World Cup finals participation.

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