Axel Kruse

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Axel Kruse
Personal information
Full name Axel Kruse
Date of birth (1967-09-28) 28 September 1967 (age 47)
Place of birth Wolgast, East Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1974–1976 Dynamo Wolgast
1976–1981 Motor Wolgast
1981–1985 FC Hansa Rostock
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1989 FC Hansa Rostock 79 (14)
1989–1991 Hertha BSC 24 (9)
1991–1993 Eintracht Frankfurt 54 (14)
1993–1996 VfB Stuttgart 64 (14)
1994 FC Basel (loan) 4 (2)
1996–1998 Hertha BSC 40 (15)
National team
East Germany Youth
East Germany U-21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Axel Kruse (born 28 September 1967) is a former German football[1] and American football player.

Kruse was born in Wolgast, East Germany and played for several Bundesliga football clubs.[2] After retiring from football, he played American football as a placekicker for NFL Europe’s team Berlin Thunder from 1999–2003.

He currently works as a pundit for German TV channel Sport1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Axel Kruse" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 17 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kruse, Axel" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 17 February 2010.