West Germany’s 1980 European Championship winning side. They beat Belgium 2-1 in the final. That team consisted of Harald Schumaner, Manfred Kalz, Uli Stielike, Karlheinz Förster, Bernard Dietz, Bernd Schuster, Hans-Peter Briegel, Bernhard Cullmann, Hansi Müller, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Horst Hrubesch and Klaus Allofs
Lothar Matthäus (l) and Calle Del’Haye (m) in West Germany’s training camp before the 1980 European championship with coach Jupp Derwall (r).
Lothar Matthäus’s debut for the German National Team came during the 1980 European Championship. After leading 3-0 against the Netherlands, coach Jupp Derwall brought on the young midfielder for his only appearance of the tournament.
A 20 year old Bernd Schuster listening to Germany’s assistant coach Erich Ribbeck (l) and veteran player Bernd Cullmann at the 1980 European championship. Schuster was voted the Player of the Tournament and secured a move to Barcelona shortly after.
Klaus Allofs played for West Germany 56 times, scoring 17 goals in the process. His best performance in a Germany kit may have been against the Netherlands in the group stage of the 1980 European championship (above) where his hattrick decided the game in Germany’s favor and steered them on course for the eventual title.
Germany’s line up for the 1980 EURO final against Belgium at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy. Germany won the game 2-1 courtesy of two Hrubesch goals.
Back row (from the left): Stielike, Schumacher, Briegel, Rummenigge, Förster, Hrubesch
Front row (from left): Allofs, Schuster, Dietz, Kaltz, H. Müller