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Stefan Kuntz

Stefan Kuntz
Personal information
Full nameStefan Kuntz
Height0 m ( ft in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current club1. FC Kaiserslautern (chairman)

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Stefan Kuntz (born October 30, 1962 in Neunkirchen, Saarland) is a former German professional footballer and since April 2008 chairman of the German football team 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

Kuntz's playing career lasted from 1983 until 1999, he made 449 appearances and scored 179 goals in the Bundesliga. He played for VfL Bochum, Bayer 05 Uerdingen, 1. FC Kaiserslautern and Arminia Bielefeld. He also played in Turkey for Beşiktaş J.K.. In 1986 and 1994 he was the top scorer in the Bundesliga.

Kuntz played for the German national team between 1993 and 1997 and was part of the winning German team of UEFA Euro 1996. He made a particularly memorable performance in the 1-1 draw with England in the semi-final scoring the crucial equalizer. Kuntz was also part of the German team that participated in the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the US. During his international career, he obtained 25 caps, scoring 6 goals. None of these caps ended in a defeat for Germany (20 wins and 5 draws), which is the German record for most caps without defeat.

From 2006 to 2008, he was the athletic director of VfL Bochum.

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!colspan="3"|Club performance!!colspan="2"|League!!colspan="2"|Cup!!colspan="2"|Continental!!colspan="2"|Total

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!Season!!Club!!League!!Apps!!Goals!!Apps!!Goals!!Apps!!Goals!!Apps!!Goals

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!colspan="3"|Germany!!colspan="2"|League!!colspan="2"|DFB-Pokal!!colspan="2"|Europe!!colspan="2"|Total

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|1980 81||rowspan="3"|Borussia Neunkirchen||2. Bundesliga||1||0||0||0||colspan="2"| - ||1||0

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|1981 82||rowspan="2"|Oberliga||||||2||0||colspan="2"| - ||||

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|1982 83||||||colspan="2"| - ||colspan="2"| - ||||

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|1983 84||rowspan="3"|VfL Bochum||rowspan="12"|Bundesliga||32||8||1||0||colspan="2"| - ||33||8

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|1984 85||34||11||3||3||colspan="2"| - ||37||14

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|1984 86||34||22||5||0||colspan="2"| - ||39||22

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|1986 87||rowspan="3"|Bayer Uerdingen||29||6||4||2||6||1||39||9

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|1987 88||32||13||5||5||colspan="2"| - ||37||18

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|1988 89||33||13||4||3||colspan="2"| - ||37||16

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|1989 90||rowspan="6"|1. FC Kaiserslautern||32||15||||||colspan="2"| - ||||

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|1990 91||27||11||||||2||1||||

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|1991 92||31||11||||||2||0||||

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|1992 93||26||6||1||1||1||2||28||9

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|1993 94||26||18||5||2||colspan="2"| - ||31||20

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|1994 95||28||14||4||1||2||1||34||16

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!colspan="3"|Turkey!!colspan="2"|League!!colspan="2"|Trkiye Kupasi!!colspan="2"|Europe!!colspan="2"|Total

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|1995 96||Beşiktaş J.K||First League||30||9||||||||||||

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!colspan="3"|Germany!!colspan="2"|League!!colspan="2"|DFB-Pokal!!colspan="2"|Europe!!colspan="2"|Total

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|1996 97||rowspan="2"|Arminia Bielefeld||rowspan="3"|Bundesliga||33||14||2||0||colspan="2"| - ||35||14

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|1997 98||32||11||2||2||colspan="2"| - ||34||13

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|1998 99||VfL Bochum||20||6||1||0||colspan="2"| - ||21||6

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!rowspan="2"|Total!!colspan="2"|Germany!!||||||||13||5||||

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!colspan="2"|Turkey!!30||9||||||||||||

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