Ulbricht first played for FC Süderelbe and moved to FC St. Pauli in 1987 . In the 1987/88 season he made his debut in the 2nd Bundesliga when he was substituted on on the 26th match day in the 78th minute of the game by coach Helmut Schulte , who had taken over from Willi Reimann during the season . In the further course of the season he completed nine more games. Pauli was second in the table and was promoted to the Bundesliga . Ulbricht remained a supplementary player for Hamburg and played 20 games in the Bundesliga in the next three seasons until Pauli's relegation.