Changing Room Chat: Bundesliga goal legend dies at 73

IT WAS announced yesterday that Friedhelm “Timo” Konietzka, who scored the first ever Bundesliga goal in 1963, died this week aged 73, but obituaries told of the amazing story behind that strike

Playing for Borussia Dortmund in West Germany’s first top-level league since World War II, Koznietzka scored in the first minute of the first game against Werder Bremem – a goal so quick that photographers and cameramen failed to capture it. “Until this day no film or photo record of this historic moment has surfaced,” said the German FA.

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