Josef Bergmaier

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Josef Bergmaier
Personal information
Date of birth March 5, 1909
Place of birth Munich, Germany
Date of death March 5, 1943(1943-03-05) (aged 34)
Place of death Oryol, Russia
Playing position Forward
Youth career
TV 1888 München
0000–1929 FC Wacker München
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1938 Bayern Munich
National team
1930–1933 Germany 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Josef Bergmaier (March 5, 1909 – March 5, 1943) was a German footballer who played as a forward. Bergmaier played for three clubs in his hometown, Munich - TV 1888, FC Wacker, and, most notably, FC Bayern, where he won the 1932 German football championship, scoring both goals in the final against Eintracht Frankfurt. Between 1930 and 1933 he won 8 caps for Germany, scoring once, in a 2–2 draw with Norway in 1932.

Bergmaier fought in World War II, and died in the Eastern Front on his 34th birthday. His former teammate Franz Krumm died in similar circumstances four days later.

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