30 Years Ago Rudi Voeller (The flying German) Landed in Rome

Rudi Voeller was born in Hanau a small German town. He played more league games for AS Roma than any other club during his professional career.

Voeller joined Roma from Werder Bremen in 1987 leaving five years later. He helped the Giallorossi to win the 1991 Coppa Italia along the way.

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He returned to the club as coach in 2004 but his second experience in Rome was very short.

Rudi Voeller collected 143 league appearances and scored 45 league goals for Roma. Overall he played 198 times for the Giallorossi, scoring 68 goals. He is the club’s third highest-scoring foreign player behind Abel Balbo and Pedro Manfredini.

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In the 1990 World Cup that took place in Italy, Voeller reached the glory with his national team lifting the Cup in the Stadio Olimpico.

In 2014, Roma decided to include Voeller in the Hall of Fame.


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