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Former Bayern captain Werner Olk turns 82

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When fans think of FC Bayern's first few big triumphs at the end of the 60s, names like Franz Beckenbauer, Sepp Maier or Gerd Müller probably come to mind. But Werner Olk captained the young guns. Olk, born in Osterode in East Prussia and raised near Hannover, was FC Bayern's first double-winning captain. He won the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1967, the DFB Cup in 1966, 1967 and 1969 and the championship title in 1969.

The Eagle from Giesing, as former general manager Robert Schwan called the right-back because of his acrobatics in aerial duels, turns 82 on Saturday. Warm congratulations from fcbayern.com!

June 2019 marked the 50th anniversary in FC Bayern's first double. Werner Olk played a crucial role in the success.

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