|Date of birth||3 December 1971|
|Place of birth||Mannheim, West Germany|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Forward|
|SSV Jahn Regensburg (manager)|
|2005–2007||Borussia Dortmund U-19|
|2013–2015||Bayern Munich U-17|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Herrlich played 258 matches (1989–2004) in the German Bundesliga and scored 75 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.
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.
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 German Football Association. He became later the head coach of VfL Bochum between 27 October 2009 and 29 April 2010. He finished with a record of four wins, eight draws, and 10 losses.
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. He finished with a record of 13 wins, eight draws, and 19 losses.
On 20 December 2015, he took over Jahn Regensburg. His contract runs until the end of the 2015–16 season, but it will be extended for another year if the Jahn achieves promotion to the 3. Liga.
Club career statistics
- 1.^ Includes UEFA Champions League and Europa League.
- 2.^ Includes German League Cup and Intercontinental Cup.
- Scores and results table. Germany's goal tally first:
|1.||26 April 1995||Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany||Wales||1–1||1–1||UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying|
- As of matches played on 25 January 2017.
|Bochum||27 October 2009||29 April 2010||22||4||8||10||18.18|||
|Unterhaching||1 July 2011||25 May 2012||40||13||8||19||32.50|||
|Jahn Regensburg||20 December 2015||present||35||16||7||12||45.71|||
As a player
- Bayer Leverkusen
- Borussia Mönchengladbach
- Borussia Dortmund
- Bundesliga: 1995–96, 2001–02
- UEFA Champions League: 1996–97
- Intercontinental Cup: 1997
- UEFA Super Cup: Runner-up 1997
- UEFA Cup: Runner-up 2002
As a coach
He also got awarded "Best Under 17 Coach" in 2008
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