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)
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.