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German football legend Andreas Brehme is dead

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German football legend, Andreas Brehme, who scored from the penalty spot to seal victory for West Germany against Argentina in the 1990 World Cup final, is dead.

He died at the age of 63 overnight into Tuesday.

Brehme’s death was announced on Tuesday by his former club, FC Bayern München.

The club announced the late footballer’s death via its X handle.

“The German record champion is united in mourning with his relatives and friends. We will always keep Andreas Brehme in our hearts – as a world champion and even more so as a very special person.

“He will always be part of the FC Bayern family. Rest in peace, dear Andi!,” the club tweeted.