Udo Horsmann

Udo Horsmann ( born March 30, 1952 in Beckum ) is a former German football player and today's furniture designers.


Horsmann played in SpVg Beckum in the Federation League Westphalia, before he was discovered by talent scouts 1975 FC Bayern Munich and committed as Bundesliga players. Horsmann acted at Bayern mostly as a left-back or left in a rare triple chain. Horsmann denied 1975-1983 242 games in the German top flight and was from the beginning a regular player. His league debut came on 16 August 1975 ( 2nd Round ), as Bayern Munich won 2-1 at Karlsruher SC; the first of his 20 league goals he scored on 29 May 1976 ( 32nd Round ) when FC Bayern Munich played at home against Eintracht Frankfurt 1:1. In 1982 he was a finalist at the European Champions Cup against the English champions Aston Villa. This final won Aston Villa.

In 1983 he moved to France for first division side Stade Rennes, which he finished in last place. After this interlude Horsmann returned to Germany for 1st FC Nuremberg. For the FCN he played 13 times ( without scoring ) in the 2nd Bundesliga and was sacked in October 1984 after he along with five other players called for the replacement of coach Heinz Higher and organized a training boycott.

In the 1985/86 season, he still played a season in the Oberliga Bayern when TSV 1860 Munich, before he could finish his career at amateur club FSV München.


  • World Cup winners in 1976
  • European Cup Winners ' Cup in 1976
  • German Champion 1980, 1981
  • DFB Cup winners 1982
  • DFB - Supercup winner 1982 ( unofficially )


Udo Horsmann, whose father was a master carpenter, completed before his career as a footballer as a carpenter and an interior design degree. Meanwhile, he has returned to these roots and worked as a designer of his own furniture collection.