Dieter Hoeness

Dieter Hoeness

Former German footballer, striker. Vice world champion
Date of Birth: 07.01.1953
Country: Germany

  1. Biography of Dieter Hoeness
  2. Early Career
  3. Success at Bayern Munich
  4. International Career
  5. Retirement

Biography of Dieter Hoeness

Dieter Hoeness is a former German football player and striker. He was born on January 7, 1953, in Ulm, Germany. Dieter is the younger brother of Uli Hoeness, a former professional footballer and the president of Bayern Munich.

Early Career

Dieter Hoeness began his football journey playing at an amateur level for FC Ulm and Ulm 1846. However, his talent and determination quickly caught the attention of professional clubs. In 1975, he joined VfB Stuttgart, initially playing in the second division of the Bundesliga. Hoeness spent four years with Stuttgart, showcasing his skills and proving himself as a promising player.

Success at Bayern Munich

In 1979, Dieter Hoeness made a transfer to Bayern Munich, one of the most successful and renowned football clubs in Germany. He went on to spend the majority of his career at Bayern Munich, becoming an integral part of the team. Hoeness won five Bundesliga championships and three German Cups during his time with the club.

International Career

From 1979 to 1986, Dieter Hoeness also represented the German national team. He played six matches and scored four goals for the national team. One of the highlights of his international career was participating in the 1986 FIFA World Cup held in Mexico. Germany reached the final but was defeated by Argentina, finishing as the runners-up.


Dieter Hoeness retired from professional football in 1987, ending his successful career on a high note. He had made a significant impact both at the club level and internationally, leaving a lasting legacy in German football.

During his career, Dieter Hoeness achieved numerous accolades, including being a five-time German champion with Bayern Munich and a three-time winner of the German Cup. He also reached the final of the UEFA Champions League twice with Bayern Munich in 1982 and 1987.