Bravo previews the 1982 World Cup in Spain in its 10 June 1982 issue. They didn’t reckon with Italy winning, beating West-Germany in the final. In the main pic two players who made it reasonable to hate the German team: Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Paul Breitner.
German football star Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who would become an evil functionary, on the cover of Bravo of 10 June 1982. This week 37 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:
• Keith Richards: Clean of drugs since 1981
• Vote for your favourite Neue Deutsche Welle act
• Who will win the 1982 World Cup in Spain
• Kraftwerk: “We are the kling-klang sect”
• Debbie Harry returns to Blondie after flopped solo attempt
• Nina Hagen is now on a religious trip
• Introducing new wave band Fehlfarben
• Bad school report: How to tell your parents?
• Shakin’ Stevens on his successful Germany tour
• How to shrink your jeans
Here’s the song from 1983 which Kalle Rummenigge apparently hated:
German football star Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on a centrespread poster in Bravo of 12 November 1981. Rummenigge is the horrible boss of Bayern Munich now, hell-bent on destroying football for profit.
In 1983, Rummenigge (and his knees in particular) was the strangely unamused subject of this English novelty hit: