Ludwig Goldbrunner

Ludwig " Lutte " Goldbrunner (born 5 March 1908 in Munich, † 26 September 1981) was a German football player who has paid over the years 1933-1940 for the German national football team 39 internationals.


Clubs, 1927-1949

The FC Bayern Come by Sportfreunde Munich in 1927 Ludwig Goldbrunner developed in the following years to a Munich football idol. The tall, athletic and powerful fighting stopper played nearly two decades for the " Red Shorts " and in 1932 Active in the profit of the first German championship by the later German record champions. Already in his first round at Bayern Munich - 1927/28 - he won against Eintracht Frankfurt and Fürth Spielvereinigung along with Ludwig Hofmann, Emil Kutterer and Joseph Pöttinger Süddeutsche Championship and moved so that in the final round of the German soccer championship 1928. There, however, ended the Hamburger SV with Albert Beier, Otto Harder, Hans Lang and Walter cracks with a clear 8:2 success in the semifinals the title dreams of the team coached by Konrad Weisz and center half Ludwig Goldbrunner. In the round of 1931/32, now practiced Richard Dombi as coach at Bayern and as performers alongside Goldbrunner Sigmund Haringer, Konrad Heidkamp and Oskar tube were in use, scored the first winning the German Championship of Bayern Munich. After a semi-final success with 2-0 goals against 1.FC Nuremberg to Munich also put in the final on June 12, 1932 with the same result against the South German champion Eintracht Frankfurt by. A repetition of this success succeeded the outstanding defense conductors with excellent heading ability - Goldbrunner was for the WM system as created - in its long activity with Bayern anymore. With the Gauauswahl of Bavaria in the competitions of the Association of selections, however, he celebrated 1933 and 1940 more titles profits. In 1939 he was still a third time in the final, but this was lost with 1:2 goals against Silesia. From 1933 to 1943 denied " Lutte " 16 games in the district competitions for Bayern. From 1938 to 1943 he practiced at Bayern from the Office of the player - coach.

After the end of World War II, he was from 1945 to 1949 in the same function at TSV 1860 München worked and played in the Oberliga Süd in the Round 1945/46, for the "Lions" seven games. From 1949/50, he coached the ASV Dachau and later returned back to Bayern, where he worked in the game board.

National football team, 1933-1940

On November 19, 1933, the stopper of Bayern Munich debuted at the international match against Switzerland in Zurich in the German national soccer team. With his performance as a center half in the 2-0 victory against the Confederates, he joined the successor to the Fürthers Louis Leinberger. Another debutant convinced on Right Wing of the Augsburg Ernst Lehner. " Lutte " came on January 14, 1934 in a 3-1 win against Hungary for use and also participated in the World Cup course from 7 to May 19 1934 part, but for the squad for the World Cup in Italy in 1934, he was not nominated. The third use in the national team had Goldbrunner only on January 27, 1935 in Stuttgart again against Switzerland when he was represented in a 4-0 success as a center half Aachen Reinhold coins mountain. The first in the tournament with the DFB team has been for the Munich Summer Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936. The immediate preparation presented two test matches against Everton in May 1936 and a three-week training camp in July, led by Empire Coach Otto Mink Represents the first game in the Games won the German team on August 4, 9-0 goals against the overtaxed Luxembourg. Three days later, Germany retired with a sensational 0-2 defeat in the second round against Norway - Goldbrunner played his 15th international game - from the tournament. After the Olympic disappointment, the National rehabilitated with a 2-2 draw on November 15, 1936 in front of 100,000 spectators at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin against world and Olympic champions Italy. " Lutte " it had to do with Silvio Piola, one of the best center-forward of that era. During his 22 international game on 25 April 1937 in Hannover v. Belgium, he made the first time with the two outer runners Schweinfurt Albin Kitzinger and Andreas copper runners set the national team. With the 8-0 success on May 16, 1937 in Breslau against Denmark, the myth of the Breslau Elf was founded. In the chronicle of German football to the following is noted:

"The name of the place and the playful luster performance of the German team combine to create a synonym for technically high-class German tempo football: The " Breslau - Elf " celebrates football in completion and sends over a year unbeaten Danes with a 8-0 win on the journey home "

The winner of Wroclaw played in the following table: Hans Jacob - Paul Janes, Reinhold Miinzenberg - Andreas copper, gold Ludwig Brunner, Albin Kitzinger - Ernst Lehner, Rudolf Gellesch, Otto Siffling, Fritz Szepan, Adolf Urban.

A month later, on 20 June 1937 Ludwig Gold Brunner was appointed to the selection of Western Europe. Otto Mink assisted in Amsterdam to select the Match against Central Europe. He brought it with Jacob, Goldbrunner, Kitzinger and Lehner four players of the " Breslau - Elf " in the continent selection to use. On November 21, 1937 Germany won the World Cup qualifier against Sweden in Hamburg with 5:0 and Helmut Schön supplemented this with two goals, the " Breslau - Elf ". Since the " Anschluss" was done by the invasion of the German army in Austria on 12 March 1938 the unofficial international match took place on April 3, 1938 in Vienna held under the worst possible conditions. The " Ostmark " won the encounter 2-0 gates and empire coach Sepp Herberger was faced with the dilemma to regroup on the fly from two completely different game systems, a team for which takes place in June World Cup 1938 in France. In the replay on 9 June against Switzerland - it was the 32nd international match by Munich - represented Goldbrunner as a center half the German colors and delivered fast paced duels with Alfred Bickel, the young Storm Leader of the Confederates. The team of Karl Rappan won the game with 4:2 goals and thus different Goldbrunner in his second tournament early from. With the meeting on 20 October 1940 in Munich against Bulgaria, the captain passed with a 7-3 success and the 39th use of the national team. The succession of " Lutte " Goldbrunner on the center-half position entered Hans Rohde at the Eimsbütteler TV.

In addition to the field

After the Second World War Goldbrunner worked initially as player-coach at 1860 Munich. Later he served as inspector, then employed as a cooling caretaker of the Munich slaughterhouse and stockyard.