Michael Bella

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Michael Bella
Personal information
Full name Michael Bella
Date of birth (1945-09-29) 29 September 1945 (age 69)
Place of birth Duisburg, Germany
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1953–1957 DJK Lösort-Meiderich
1957–1964 MSV Duisburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1978 MSV Duisburg 405 (13)
Total 405 (13)
National team
1968–1971 West Germany 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael Bella (born 29 September 1945 in Duisburg) is a former German footballer.


Between 1964 and 1978, Bella played for MSV Duisburg in the Bundesliga, playing 405 games,[1] a record for the club. He scored 13 goals in this time. He also stood with Duisburg in the German Cup finals of 1966 and 1975, however both finals were lost. Between 1968 and 1971, Bella played four times in the German national football team, as well as being a member of the squad for Euro 72.

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  1. ^ Matthias Arnhold (8 May 2018). "Michael Bella - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 22 May 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)