FCB donates €75,000 to support dementia research

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Udo Lattek shaped an era at FC Bayern as head coach in the seventies and eighties, clinching six German championship titles, three DFB Cup triumphs and one European Champions Clubs' Cup. Lattek, who died in January 2015, suffered from dementia towards the end of his life.

On Saturday FC Bayern donated €75,000 to charity Marie Luise und Ernst Becker Stiftung to commemorate the legend and support research into the neurodegenerative disease which affects some 1.6 million people at present. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge presented Udo Lattek's wife Hildegard and his daughter Sabine with a cheque before Saturday evening's home match against Borussia Dortmund.

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