|Full name||Richard Kress|
|Date of birth||6 March 1925|
|Place of birth||Niesig (today part of Fulda), Germany|
|Date of death||30 March 1996(aged 71)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He played for Eintracht Frankfurt from 1953 until 1964 as a typical right winger. He won the German championship in 1959 and played in the European Cup final in 1960 which was lost to Real Madrid 3–7 on 18 May at Hampden Park in Glasgow in front of 135,000 spectators. Kress scored the first goal of the match.
Kress also worked in a chemist's shop with his wife in Frankfurt. He could be regularly met on his way to the Eintracht training facility in Riederwald on line 18.
He was capped nine times for Germany between 1954 and 1961 contributing two goals.
Kress still is the oldest player to give his debut in the Bundesliga.
- "Kress, Richard" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 23 March 2012.
- Richard Kress at eintracht-archiv.de (in German)
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