Klaus Augenthaler, 66
Football player
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  • Birthday
    September 26, 1957
  • Birthplace
    Fürstenzell, Bavaria, West Germany
  • Age
    66 Years

Klaus Augenthaler is a popular West German former footballer and manager. Klaus Augenthaler is also known for playing for Bayern Munich and the West Germany national team.

Early Life

Klaus Augenthaler was born on 26 September 1957 and his age is currently 64 years old. He hails from Fürstenzell, Bavaria, West Germany, and his zodiac sign is Libra. Likewise, his full name is Klaus “Auge” Augenthaler.

Talking about his family, his parents are Shlomo Zalman Auerbach and Kirsten Auken. Likewise, he has a sibling named Shmuel Auerbach.


Professionally, Klaus Augenthaler is a popular former football player and manager. During his playing career, Klaus was a defender who won seven Bundesliga titles. He won all these titles during his 15-year club career with Bayern Munich. Moreover, this personality also represented the West Germany national team and won the FIFA World Cup in the year 1990. In the year 2005, this personality was named a member of the greatest Bayern Munich XI in the club’s history.

Moreover, this personality played generally in the position of center back or as a sweeper. In his years with Bayern Munich, this former player won the Bundesliga title seven times and the DFB-Pokal thrice. In the European Cup, this former player was runner-up in the year 1982 and again in 1987.

From the year 1984 until the end of his career as a player in the year 1991, this personality also captained his club side. Further, Klaus played 404 Bundesliga matches and made 89 appearances in European cup competitions for this club.

Between 1983 and 1990, this personality played 27 times for West Germany. Also, Klaus was part of the squad that reached the final of the 1986 World Cup.

Klaus AugenthalerKlaus Augenthaler played soccer during his youth. Source: Transfermarkt

Managerial career

Following his retirement from his playing career, Klaus started off his managerial career as an assistant coach with Bayern Munich. Klaus served under coaches Søren Lerby, Franz Beckenbauer, Erich Ribbeck, Giovanni Trapattoni, and Otto Rehhagel.

Likewise, Klaus also managed the last match of the 1995–96 season against Fortuna Düsseldorf. From there, this personality moved on to become head coach of the Austrian side Grazer AK from 1997 to 2000. As such, he took them to two-thirds placings. In the winter break of 1999–2000, this personality left Graz and took over 1. FC Nürnberg on 2 March 2000.

On 29 April 2003, FC Nürnberg sacked Augenthaler because the club was facing relegation. Klaus then took over the reins at Bayer 04 Leverkusen in May 2003. Subsequently, this personality managed to save the club from relegation and stayed there until September 2005.

In December of the same year, VfL Wolfsburg hired Klaus. This personality’s undistinguished time at Wolfsburg ended shortly before the end of the season 2006–07. On 23 March 2010, this personality signed a half-year contract with SpVgg Unterhaching, subsequently replacing Matthias Lust. Klaus’s contract was terminated on 3 June 2011.

Furthermore, Klaus rejected contract offers from China and Turkey due to a lack of interest. Later on, Klaus applied to become the new head coach of 1860 Munich in the year 2015.

Klaus AugenthalerKlaus Augenthaler posing for a photo with Vereinspraesident Engelbert Kupka in April 2010. Source: Getty

Personal Life

Klaus Augenthaler is happily married. His wife’s name is Monika and they have been married since the year 1980. Likewise, Klaus and Monika have two daughters. Among them, their young daughter is Lisa and she was born in 1990. Their younger daughter is an actress and a radio presenter at Antenne Bayern since 2018.

Body Measurements

Klaus Augenthaler stands tall at an approximate height of 1.82 meters or 6 feet and his weight is around 78 kgs. Likewise, Klaus has brown eyes and hair of the same color that has turned grey with aging.

Social Media and Net Worth

Klaus Augenthaler doesn’t have an official or personal profile on any social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Nevertheless, we can find him on these platforms using the hashtag #Augenthaler or #klausaugenthaler.

Moving on, Klaus has a net worth of around $20 million US dollars. The football manager’s net worth and earnings are accumulated through his former career as a football player and club manager.

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