Tasso Wild

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Tasso Wild
Personal information
Full name Tasso Wild
Date of birth (1940-12-01) 1 December 1940 (age 75)
Place of birth Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1967 1. FC Nuremberg 153 (55)
1967–1971 Hertha BSC 110 (16)
Total 263 (71)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Tasso Wild (born 1 December 1940) is a former German football midfielder who played for 1. FC Nuremberg and Hertha BSC.

Career[edit]

Wild started his career with 1. FC Nuremberg. Between 1959 and 1963, he made 74 appearances for in the Oberliga Süd, scoring 37 goals,[1] and won the German football championship with the club in 1961. He also scored the winning goal for Nuremberg in the final of the 1961–62 DFB-Pokal against Fortuna Düsseldorf.[2] He made a further 79 appearances for the club in the Bundesliga between 1963 and 1967, scoring 18 goals.[1]

Wild was signed by Hertha BSC in 1967. He appeared 88 times for the club in the Bundesliga, scoring 7 goals. In 1971, Wild was banned by the DFB from playing in German football for his involvement in the 1971 Bundesliga scandal. Although the ban was later lifted, Wild did not return to professional football.

After retiring, Wild served briefly as vice-chairman at 1. FC Nuremberg.[3]

Honours[edit]

  • German football championship: 1961
  • DFB-Pokal: 1962

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tasso Wild" (in German). glubberer.de. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Match details / line-up: 1. FC Nürnberg - Fortuna Düsseldorf (DFB-Pokal 1961/1962)". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Tasso Wild!" (in German). 1 December 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 

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