Jörg Stübner is dead: fans and colleagues are mourning! Dynamo Idol dies at the age of 53
Jörg Stübner (2nd from r.) Ran 47 times for the GDR selection. Picture: dpa
For many fans of the traditional SG Dynamo Dresden he remains unforgotten: midfield kicker Jörg Stübner (53). From 1983 to 1993 he ran for Dynamo, was twice champion and three times cup winner of the GDR. For the SoccerNational team of the GDR Stübner was active from 1984 to 1990 in 47 games, worked alongside cult kickers like Ulf Kirsten and Matthias Sammer. Now Jörg Stübner died unexpectedly.
Jörg Stübner: Dynamo Dresden star dies with 53 years in Dresden
"The news of Jörg Stübner's death has shaken us all deeply, our club mourns one of its legends, a gifted footballer, but most of all, we mourn the loss of a man who fought a long personal battle and has gone much too early," said Dynamo President Holger Scholze in a press release from the club on Tuesday. About the death of football star Jörg Stübner had previously reported, inter alia, the "Bild" newspaper. As the newspaper writes, Stübner died in Dresden-Prohlis. The portal "Sportbuzzer" refers in its report to the police. According to this, the native of Freiberg "was found lifeless on Monday evening at 6.45 pm in a building on Herzberger Strasse".
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Jörg Stübner was only 53 years old. About the exact cause of death is currently not known. According to police, there are currently no indications of a crime or suicide, police said. Ulf Kirsten is shocked by the "Bild": "We had the hope that he will fight back to life after the difficult years and have tried to help him with it."
Dynamo's sporting director Ralf Minge, who worked with Stübner from 1983 to 1991, said: "The loss of" Stüb's "makes me deeply saddened, bowing to his lifetime achievement and thinking of his mother and closest relatives."
Jörg Stübner: Setbacks due to unemployment and alcoholism
Compared to many popular football greats such as Sammer or Kirsten Stübner managed after the turn no longer to set footballing highlights. Injuries had always thrown him back. And even off the course Stübner did not make the best headlines. As is known, Stübner was unemployed for a long time, withdrew from the public with alcohol problems. Recently it had been speculated whether he would have a post in the junior department of Dynamo Dresden should receive.
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