The first Goal ⋆ An Old International

The first Goal

Monday last week Germany grieved for Timo Konietzka, who died aged 73 of cancer. Friedhelm as was his real name was the first ever goalscorer of the newly established Bundesliga in 1963 when his team Borussia Dortmund lost away at SV Werder Bremen 2:3. He opened the scoring after just 58 seconds. He finished the season on 20 goals, second behind Uwe Seeler who scored 30.

For his first club as a professianl, Borussia Dortmund, he scored 93 in just over 120 games between 1960 and 1965, a ratio which he could not improve while playing for TSV 1860 M

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