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Ludwig Hofmann

Full name: Ludwig Hofmann
Nickname(s): Wiggerl
Gender: Male
Born: June 9, 1900 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Died: October 2, 1935 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: FC Bayern München, München (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football


In 1916, young Ludwig “Wiggerl” Hofmann first attracted attention in a friendly for FC Bayern München against 1.FC Nürnberg. He quickly became a regular. In 1926 he was appointed in the southern German selection and the same year made his début in the national team. On the 1928 Olympic squad he was on the left side next to his famous namesake Richard Hofmann.

Hofmann’s international career ended in 1931 in a game against France, which the German team lost. He played 18 international matches and scored four goals. From 1933-34 he was the coach of his club FC Bayern München. He also worked as a clerk at an insurance company. Hofmann died from meningitis in 1935.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Football Men's Football Germany GER 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Football Germany GER Final Standings 5T 1928-05-27 0 0 0
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Football Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1928-06-03 URU 4, GER 1 0
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Football Germany GER Round One Match #2 1 1928-05-28 GER 4, SUI 0 0
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