Perry groom

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Perry groom
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1990-1130-035, FC Carl Zeiss Jena - FC Energie Cottbus 2-0.jpg
Perry Groom, 1990
birthday March 28, 1963
place of birth AltenburgGDR
size 189 cm
position goal
Years station
1970-1976 BSG Motor Altenburg
1976-1977 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig
1977-1981 BSG Motor Altenburg
Years station Games (goals) 1
1981-1982 BSG Motor Altenburg 22 (0)
1982-1994 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 278 (0)
1984-1985 FC Carl Zeiss Jena II 14 (0)
1994-1995 1. FC Nuremberg 34 (0)
1995-2002 Hansa Rostock 104 (0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
DDR U21 2 (0)
1989-1990 GDR 3 (0)
Stations as a trainer
Years station
2002-2009 Hansa Rostock (goalkeeping coach)
2009-2015 RB Leipzig (goalkeeping coach)
1 Only league games are given.

Perry Bräutigam (born March 28, 1963 in Altenburg ) is a former German soccer goalkeeper and today's coach. He played in the GDR upper and the Bundesliga and completed three games for the GDR selection.

He has been employed by RB Leipzig since 2009 and has held the position of goalkeeper scout there since 2015.

Career as a player

In his youth, Perry Bräutigam played for a decade at BSG Motor Altenburg , interrupted by a one-year detour to the focus club 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig . At his home BSG , the goalkeeper was already used as an 18-year-old in the men's team in the second-rate league in all 22 games in the 1981/82 season . In 1982 he moved to FC Carl Zeiss Jena and for the change from the district of Leipzig in the district Gera, he readily accepted a penalty of Football Federation of the GDR into account. In Jena, he moved up in the 1984/85 season to the goalkeeper of the league squad and, as the successor to Hans-Ulrich Grapenthin, completed 163 league appearances until this division was dissolved . Bridegroom came in the UEFA Cup in 1986/87 with his first two appearances in an international competition and denied by the Vice-Cup victory in 1988 in the 1988-89 European Cup Winners' Cup four more missions. On October 25, 1989, groom made his debut against Malta in the GDR national soccer team , for which he played a total of three times until 1990. In December 1990 he was in the squad for the first international match of the all-German national team against Switzerland, but without being used. In the last season of the GDR football league in 1990/91 , Bräutigam missed the leap into the first all-German Bundesliga season with Jena and completed a total of 115 second division appearances for Carl Zeiss by 1994.

When Jena was relegated to the Regionalliga in 1994, Bräutigam moved to the then second division 1. FC Nürnberg , for which he completed 34 other appearances in the 2. Bundesliga, and in 1995 he joined the first division promoted Hansa Rostock . In Rostock, the groom ousted Daniel Hoffmann and Jens Kunath as regular goalkeepers until he himself had competition from Martin Pieckenhagen from 1997 , who finally ousted him from the Hansa goal in 2000. After 104 Bundesliga appearances for Hansa, Bräutigam ended his active career in 2002.

On October 7, 2019, he took part in a legendary game between Germany and Italy in Fürth as a goalkeeper alongside Roman Weidenfeller.

After the active career

After his active career, Bräutigam became a goalkeeping coach at Hansa Rostock , where he trained among others Jörg Hahnel , Axel Keller , Daniel Klewer , Mathias Schober and Stefan Wächter .

As the goalkeeping coach of Hansa Rostock, Bräutigam was now also considered a standby professional , so that on December 9, 2007, due to an illness of goalkeeper Stefan Wächter and the fact that the third goalkeeper Patric Klandt was not included in the Bundesliga match against Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he was part of the Hanseatic contingent and as a result A long-term injury to Wächter in summer 2008 was available as a third goalkeeper alongside Jörg Hahnel and Kenneth Kronholm. Nevertheless, his employment in Rostock ended in June 2009 and he switched to the newly founded club RB Leipzig as a goalkeeping coach . In July 2015, sports director Ralf Rangnick filled the entire coaching staff - since then, Bräutigam has acted as a goalkeeper scout.


In September 2018, the groom married his long-time girlfriend Kerstin.

Individual evidence

  1. Unsinkable since 1965: White and blue goalkeepers from Hansa's history. March 27, 2020, accessed March 28, 2020 .
  2. ↑ Total change: New coaching staff at RB Leipzig. In: Mitteldeutsche Zeitung. Retrieved June 10, 2016 .
  3. Groom marries: RB veteran binds "lifelong" ,, accessed on November 14, 2019


Web links

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