Former German Football Goalkeeper

Oliver Kahn was born on June 15, 1969 in Karlsruhe. At age 18, he joined the professional team at Karlsruher SC and had his Bundesliga debut in 1987. 1994 transfer to the German record champion FC Bayern München.

He grew into one of Germany’s most successful soccer players of all time. Today he is the most successful German goalkeeper having won eight German championships, six DFB Cups and 2001 the Champions League – amongst others. For his outstanding athletic and personal achievements Oliver Kahn received the award for best player of the FIFA World Cup 2002 and was three times world’s best goalkeeper. In summer 2008, after 22 years as a professional football player, he completed an outstanding career. Since September 2008, Oliver Kahn is a soccer expert for international matches and the Champions League for the ZDF. Motivation and leadership are central themes that Oliver Kahn deals with as an author and speaker. He established his own foundation - the Oliver Kahn Foundation - and the companies Titaneon Media AG and Fanorakel AG together with partners. End of 2011, Oliver Kahn graduated successfully with a Master of Business Administration. Foto: Manfred Esser

“Soccer: A powerful business”