Willi Schröder

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Willi Schröder
Personal information
Date of birth December 27, 1928
Place of birth Germany
Date of death October 20, 1999(1999-10-20) (aged 70)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
0000–1946 Blau-Weiß Berlin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1953 ATSV 1860 Bremen
1953–1954 Suspended
1954–1963 Werder Bremen 213 (129)
1963–1965 Bremerhaven 93
National team
West Germany amateur 7 (6)
West Germany B 7 (5)
1951–1957 West Germany 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Willi Schröder (December 27, 1928 – October 20, 1999) was a German footballer. He was a member of the 1961 Werder Bremen DFB-Pokal winning squad. That was Bremen's first DFB-Pokal win, and earned them a spot as a charter member of the newly reformed Fußball-Bundesliga.

Willi played 54 games and scored 20 goals as a midfielder for Bremen in the then Oberliga Nord for three seasons from 1960–1963. He also played 14 games with 3 goals as a striker in the Regionalliga Nord for TuS Bremerhaven 93 in 1963-64.

Willi Schröder also has 12 career caps in international play for the German National Team, with 3 career goals. He was part of the German football team at the 1952 Summer Olympics.

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