FC Bayern mourns the death of Rainer Holzschuh
German football is mourning the death of Rainer Holzschuh, the long-serving publisher of respected weekly journal kicker, who passed away on Thursday night at the age of 77. Holzschuh shaped the specialist magazine for more than half a century in various functions, as managing editor, editor-in-chief and finally as publisher from 2010 to 2020. Football was his passion, and this was always evident in his commitment as well as his daily work. Rainer Holzschuh was one of the greatest personalities in German sports journalism.
FC Bayern is in mourning with the relatives, friends and colleagues of Rainer Holzschuh. He was always a fair and reputable partner when it came to reporting. Holzschuh became the face of kicker over the decades, and his achievements set standards that will live on and inspire his successors. German football will remember him as an extraordinary person.