Willi Neuberger

Willi Neuberger ( born April 15, 1946 in Klingenberg am Main ) is a former German football player.


Neuberger first played until age 20 at his home club TuS Röllfeld. In 1966 he completed a trial at Kickers Offenbach, was not obligated because they wanted there have no ' unfinished ' players. Instead, he came to Westphalia to Borussia Dortmund, where he as quickly was on his subsequent player stations for audience favorite. Two years later, became Neuberger an international player, but was not called to two A- international matches, although he had certified the criticism particularly for his second ( and last ) match against Brazil in good performances. Instead his Dortmund team-mate Sigi hero was preferred on the left wing position, was first used on the Neuberger especially.

During his long career Bundesliga from 1966 to 1983, where he played for Borussia Dortmund, Werder Bremen, the Wuppertal SV and Eintracht Frankfurt, Neuberger was used on nearly all outfield positions. His speed and technical ball skills enabled him to such versatility. The most effective he was probably on the left winger, he prefers playing libero.

The greatest success Willi Neuberger with Eintracht Frankfurt. There he was in 1975 and 1981 DFB Cup winner and 1980 UEFA Cup winners.

With 520 league games (63 goals) was Neuberger long years of record league player before he was surpassed by Klaus Fichtel.


  • Bundesliga (520 games / 63 goals)
  • DFB Cup (65 games / 16 goals)
  • European Cup (42 games / 3 goals )