Adolf Rüütel

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Adolf Rüütel
Surname Adolf Robert Rüütel
birthday September 16, 1906
place of birth CēsisLivonia Governorate
date of death 4th August 1981
Place of death TallinnEstonian SSR
position striker
Years station Games (goals) 1
at least 1925 JK Tallinna Kalev
at least 1929–1931, 1933 Tallinna JK
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1930-1931 Estonia 4 (0)
1 Only league games are given.

Adolf Rüütel (born September 3 . Jul / 16th September  1906 greg. In Cesis , Governorate of Livonia ; † 4. August 1981 in Tallinn , Estonian SSR ) was an Estonian football player and - functionary .


Adolf Rüütel was born in 1906 in Cēsis (Eng. Wenden), Livonia Governorate . From 1924 to 1930 he attended a high school in Tallinn. From 1936-1940 studied Rüütel at the University of Tartu Law . In addition to his professional career, he played football from 1925. In the 1925 season he played for JK Tallinna Kalev with whom he was runner-up. At least from 1929 to 1931 and in 1933 he played for city rivals Tallinna JK . There he was with the team once runner-up and three times third. From 1930 to 1931 Rüütel played four times in the Estonian national soccer team , one of them during the Baltic Cup in 1930 in Lithuania . From 1937 he was on the board of the Tallinna JK . In addition to his studies, Rüütel worked as a banker from 1926 to 1940 . During World War II he served as a soldier in the Red Army . He survived the war and later worked as an auditor and tax consultant at now for the Soviet Union belonging Republic of Estonia , where he in 1981 at the age of 74 years in Tallinn died.

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