Wolfgang Fahrian died in a pneumonia at night on Wednesday at the age of 80 years. Already in October 2009, he ranked after a heart attack with life, was two months in the coma and almost a three-year-year in the hospital, also a pneumonia and a stroke came.

“We are deeply dismayed over the death of a true Fortuna legend and press all the family members and friends Wolfgang Fahrians our sincerest condolences,” Fortuna Cologne said.

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Fahrean, “Black Panther”, was raised from 1969 to 1976 for the club, more than half of his life was the cathedral town of his center of life. Previously, from the beginning of the 1960s, he was also active for TSG Ulm 1846, Hertha BSC, TSV Munich 1860 and Fortuna Düsseldorf.

His star went to the World Cup in 1962, when Sepp Herberger made the 21-year-old Ulmer Oberliga player completely surprisingly to German number 1. Fahrean completed ten international matches.