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German national soccer team first Laenderspiel 1908.jpg
with the German national soccer team
on April 5, 1908 (7th from right)
birthday January 5, 1888
place of birth KarlsruheGerman Empire
date of death December 20, 1952
Place of death WeimarGDR
position Storm
Years station Games (goals) 1
0000-1905 FC Germania Durlach
1905-1917 Karlsruhe FV
1917-1925 VfL Halle 1896
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1908-1913 Germany 11 (10)
1 Only league games are given.

Fritz Förderer (born January 5, 1888 in Karlsruhe , † December 20, 1952 in Weimar ), also called "Frieder", was a German football player.



Conveyor began at FC Germania Durlach playing football and joined the season 1905/06 to Karlsruher FV . In the South German association football clubs , from 1914 - with completion of name change - in the South German Football Federation discharged championships he competed in Gau Mittelbaden, from season 1908/09 in power dense and not divided into districts Südkreis , point games.

During his club membership, he and his team won eight regional championships and once the German championship. In the final round of this he took part as the South German champion from 1910, played all three final round games including the final won 1-0 ailment in Cologne against Holstein Kiel on May 15, 1910 . With his shooting power, his dribbling skills and his explosiveness, he stood out from the master eleven.

In the following season he and his team were also represented in the final round of the German Championship, but lost 2-0 to VfB Leipzig in the semifinals in Frankfurt am Main . The final on May 26, 1912 in Hamburg was lost to the 1910 finalists 0-1 .

After the end of the First World War, he worked as a sports teacher in Halle an der Saale and continued his active career at VfL Halle in 1896 . From January 3, 1917, he was a member of the club, which until 1919 was still run under the name Hallescher FC from 1896 . However, he initially came to Halle to strengthen one of the 14 pilot replacement units (FEA) - namely the one in Mötzig , a current district in the north district of the city of Halle (Saale).

Selection / national team

At the age of 20, he was one of the eleven players who played the first official international match for a German national team on April 5, 1908 in Basel against the Swiss national team . In the 3: 5 defeat, he scored his first goal with the connection goal to 2: 3 in the 52nd minute. He played his second game as a national player on April 20, 1908 in Berlin; In the 1: 5 defeat against an English amateur national team , he scored the goal of honor with the goal to equalize in the 20th minute with a penalty , the first in DFB history .

As a member of the "Karlsruhe Storm" - Oberle and Wegele from Karlsruher FC Phönix on the wings, he, Hirsch and Fuchs from KFV as the inner storm - he went into the history of the national team in the game against the national team of the Netherlands on March 24, 1912 Zwolle one.

Fritz Förderer (right)
with the national team on July 1, 1912

In the Olympic football tournament in Stockholm in 1912 he scored five goals in the games against the national teams of Russia and Hungary - he scored four goals against the former national team alone. With the 1: 4 defeat on October 26, 1913 in Hamburg against the national team of Denmark , he said goodbye after eleven international matches and ten goals from the national team. A serious fracture of the shin during a game for the Crown Prince Cup in late 1913 in the Nuremberg “Zabo” , which threw him back in his club career, also contributed to this.

He won the competition for the Crown Prince's Cup, in which he participated as a member of the team of the South German Football Association, in 1910 and 1912 , most recently in 1921 with the team of the Association of Central German Ball Game Clubs


with the Karlsruhe FV
with VfL Halle in 1896


On April 20, 1908, Förderer was the record scorer with his second international goal in the second international match of the DFB - now together with Fritz Becker , who scored two goals in the first international match. On April 3, 1909, he was replaced with three goals by Eugen Kipp , who expanded the record to eight goals by May 5, 1912. On July 1, 1912, Förderer was able to beat Kipp's record by one goal with four goals in the DFB's international match with the highest number of goals, but since Gottfried Fuchs scored ten goals in this game, he became the record scorer. In the semi-finals of the consolation round on July 3, 1912, Förderer scored his tenth and last goal in the national jersey in the 1: 3 defeat against the Hungarian national team.

Kirn / Natan noted about sponsors: “His tricks, his ball handling, his shots right and left were world class. One of the best half-strikers in Germany. Often prevented by the championship demands of his KFV for the national team. "

Fritz Förderer died on December 20, 1952, a few weeks before his 65th birthday in Weimar.

Web links

Individual proof / note

  1. Jürgen Hermann: Small Friesians - Big HFC - The football that came to Halle from the Franck Foundation and what has become of it . 1st edition. Verrai-Verlag, Stuttgart 2016, ISBN 978-3-9818041-9-5 , pp. 256 .
  2. According to the registry office entry in Weimar - see discussion page - 6 December has not been confirmed


  • Jürgen Bitter : Germany's national soccer player: the lexicon . SVB Sportverlag, Berlin 1997, ISBN 3-328-00749-0 .
  • Hardy Greens : From the Crown Prince to the Bundesliga . In: Encyclopedia of German League Football . tape 1 . AGON, Kassel 1996, ISBN 3-928562-85-1 .
  • Raphael Keppel : Germany's international football matches. Documentation from 1908–1989. Sport- und Spielverlag Hitzel, Hürth 1989, ISBN 3-9802172-4-8 .
  • Klaus Querengässer: The German football championship. Part 2: 1948–1963 (= AGON Sportverlag statistics. Vol. 29). AGON Sportverlag, Kassel 1997, ISBN 3-89609-107-7 .