Hans Hägele

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Hans Hägele
Personal information
Date of birth (1940-07-13)13 July 1940
Date of death 18 October 2010(2010-10-18) (aged 70)
Place of death Koersch Valley Bridge, Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19xx–1968 VfL Sindelfingen ? (?)
1968–1970 VfR Heilbronn ? (?)
1970–1971 Fortuna Düsseldorf 2 (?)
Total ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Hans Hägele (13 July 1940 – 18 October 2010) was a German professional footballer who played as a striker. He later became a football agent.


Hägele played for VfL Sindelfingen, VfR Heilbronn and Fortuna Düsseldorf.[1]

Hägele later became a football agent, and helped engineer Armin Veh's move from Borussia Mönchengladbach to St. Gallen in 1983.[2]

He was also a witness at Christoph Daum's trial for cocaine abuse.[3]


Hägele jumped from the Koersch Valley Bridge on 18 October 2010, at the age of 70.[4] He left no suicide note.[5]