Born: 3 February 1960 in Schonau (Germany)
Position as a player: Striker
Playing career: 1978-1980: Freiburg. 1980-1981: Stuttgart. 1981-1982: Eintracht Frankfurt. 1982-1984: Freiburg. 1984-1985: Karlsruhe. 1985-1989: Freiburg (all Germany). 1989-1992: Schaffhausen. 1992-1994: Winterthur. 1994-1995: player-manager at Frauenfeld (all Switzerland).
Honours as a player: 52 Bundesliga appearances (seven goals), four U-21 caps for Germany. Record goalscorer at Freiburg (81 goals).
Coaching career: 1996-1998: Stuttgart (Germany). 1998-1999: Fenerbahce (Turkey). 1999-2000: Karlsruhe (Germany). 2001: Adanaspor (Turkey). 2001-2002: Tirol Innsbruck. 2003-2004: Austria Vienna (both Austria). 2004-2006: assistant coach of German national team. Since July 2006: head coach of German national team.
Honours as a coach: German cup winner (1997), Austrian championship winner (2003), third in 2006 FIFA World Cup™.