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Richard Kress

Personal information
Full nameRichard Kress
Place of birthNiesig (today part of Fulda), Germany
Playing positionStriker

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Richard Kress (alternative writing Richard Kreß) (March 6, 1925 - March 30, 1996) was a German footballer.

He played for Eintracht Frankfurt from 1953 until 1964 as a typical right winger and won the German championship in 1959 and played the European Cup final in 1960 which was lost to Real Madrid 3-7 on May 18 at Hampden Park in Glasgow in front of 135,000 spectators. Kress scored 1-0 lead for Frankfurt.

Richard Kress also worked in a chemist's shop with his wife in Frankfurt.

He could be regularly met on his way to the Eintracht training facility in Riederwald on line 18.He was capped 9 times for Germany between 1954 and 1961 contributing 2 goals.

Kress still is the oldest player to give his debut in the Bundesliga.

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