Axel Roos

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Axel Roos
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-08-19) 19 August 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth Rodalben, West Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender/Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Phönix Otterbach
Youth career
0000–1979 TuS Thaleischweiler-Fröschen
1979–1984 1. FC Kaiserslautern
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–2001 1. FC Kaiserslautern 328 (19)
Teams managed
0000–2007 Albania (assistant)
2008– FC Phönix Otterbach U13
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Axel Roos (born 19 August 1964 in Rodalben[1]) is a German football coach and a former player.[2]

He started his professional career in 1984 when he first signed a contract for the German Bundesliga-Team 1. FC Kaiserslautern. He went on to win the Bundesliga in 1991 and 1998, the German DFB-Pokal in 1990 and 1996, as well as the Supercup in 1991. Roos was loyal to his team throughout his entire professional career.

He currently resides in Otterberg, a small town near Kaiserslautern, Germany. After being the assistant coach for the National team of Albania as well as the head coach German fourth-league team FK Pirmasens, he started to be a youth coach for a local amateur team located in Otterbach called FC Phönix Otterbach. Roos is also the head coordinator for the "Axel Roos Fussballschule", a privately owned youth football academy.



  1. ^ "Axel Roos". Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Roos, Axel" (in German). Retrieved 8 May 2013. 

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