Eintracht Frankfurt mourns ex-president Rolf Heller

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Eintracht Frankfurt mourns ex-president Rolf Heller

Eintracht Frankfurt mourns the loss of its former president Rolf Heller. As the Hessians announced on Monday, the honorary member died in the night from Saturday to Sunday after a serious illness in his adopted home of Weimar at the age of 78.

Heller worked for Eintracht in various capacities for more than two decades. Shortly after the club’s first relegation to the Bundesliga in 1996, he took over as president, four years later he was replaced by the current incumbent, Peter Fischer.

“I’ve known Rolf Heller for many years as a committed official and above all as a good friend,” said Fischer: “He always supported me in my new job at the time, I could always rely blindly on Rolf. That he is now after his serious illness I am deeply saddened to have passed away.”



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