Death of Timo Konietzka

August 2, 1938 - March 12, 2012
Brunnen, Switzerland | Age 73

1st goalscorer in the Bundesliga dies at 73
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ZURICH (AP) — Friedhelm "Timo" Konietzka, who scored the first goal in the newly formed Bundesliga in 1963 and went on to win the German championship with 1860 Munich before emigrating to Switzerland, has died. He was 73.

Konietzka, who died Monday at his home in Brunnen, had been suffering from cancer, according to Zurich daily Blick. In a death notice published Tuesday, Konietzka thanked the Swiss assisted suicide group Exit for helping him end his...

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