Heiko Herrlich (born 3 December 1971 in Mannheim) is a German former football centre forward and the head coach of Bayern Munich U-17.
Herrlich played 258 matches (1989–2004) in the German
Bundesliga and scored 76 goals for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund. With Borussia Dortmund he won the German championship in 1996 and 2002, the Champions League and the Intercontinental Cup in 1997. With Borussia Mönchengladbach he won the DFB-Pokal in 1995, which he had also won in 1993 with Bayer Leverkusen.
In autumn 2000, it was discovered that he had a malignant
brain tumor. He was successfully treated with radiation therapy and returned to Bundesliga action 2001 but was not able to return to his former glory as a player. He ended his professional career in 2004 after several injuries.
International career [ edit ]
In 1995 he played five matches for the
German national team, all in qualifying matches for UEFA Euro 1996. He scored once, against Wales, but missed the final tournament, which Germany won, due to injury.
Coaching career [ edit ]
He received his coaching license in 2005 and began coaching the youth team of Borussia Dortmund. He also became the German spokesman for the
2006 World Cup for people with disabilities.
In July 2007, he was appointed as coach of the
Germany U-17 team and won third place at the 2007 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in South Korea. On 27 October 2009, he was released from the [1 ] German Football Association. He became later the head coach of [2 ] VfL Bochum but was dismissed on 29 April 2010.
At the beginning of the 2011–12 season, he was named new manager of
SpVgg Unterhaching. He left the club on 25 May 2012 for personal reasons. [3 ]
On 21 June 2013, he became the head coach for the
Bayern Munich U-17 team. [4 ]
Career stats [ edit ]
Club career statistics [ edit ]
International goals [ edit ]
Scores and results table. Germany's goal tally first:
Coaching record [ edit ]
As of 9 November 2012
VfL Bochum 27 October 2009
29 April 2010
SpVgg Unterhaching 1 July 2011
25 May 2012
Honours [ edit ]
As a player [ edit ]
Individual [ edit ]
As a coach [ edit ]
He also got awarded "Best Under 17 Coach" in 2008
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]