BirthdayMarch 28, 1897
BirthplaceMannheim, Germany

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Sepp Herberger

    Full name: Sepp Herberger
    Also known as: Sepp Herberger, Josef Herberger, Herberger, Sepp
    Professions: German footballer and manager
    Work: Sepp Herberger international tournaments

  2. Sepp Herberger Death information

    Died: Thursday, 28th of April, 1977 (Age: 80)

  3. Sepp Herberger Biography

    Josef "Sepp" Herberger (March 28, 1897 in Mannheim, Germany – April 28, 1977 in Weinheim-Hohensachsen, Germany) was a German football player and manager. He is most famous for being the manager of the West German national team which won the 1954 FIFA World Cup – The Miracle of Bern. Previously he had also coached the Breslau Eleven, one of the greatest teams in German football history.Herberger played three times for the German football team between 1921 and 1925 before becoming assistant to Dr. Otto Nerz in 1932. Herberger succeeded him as national coach after Germany's uninspired loss to Norway at the 1936 Olympics. After the war he had a short club spell with Eintracht Frankfurt. He remained national coach until 1964, when he was succeeded by Helmut Schön. He died of pneumonia in Mannheim aged 80.

  4. Sepp Herberger Family

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