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 Rudolf GELLESCH 1935-1941 
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Name: Rudolf Gellesch


Country: :GER: Germany
Club: FC Schalke 04
Position: *AMF, SS, CMF
Side: RF/BS
Age: 21-27 years (01/05/1914)

Height: * 181 cm (approximately)
Weight: * 77 kg (approximately)

Attack: 83
Defence: 49
Balance: 82
Stamina: 80
Top Speed: 77
Acceleration: 78
Response: 79
Agility: 77
Dribble Accuracy: 84
Dribble Speed: 75
Short Pass Accuracy: 88
Short Pass Speed: 80
Long Pass Accuracy: 86
Long Pass Speed: 77
Shot Accuracy: 80
Shot Power: 83
Shot Technique: 80
Free Kick Accuracy: 67
Curling: 69
Header: 76
Jump: 75
Technique: 88
Aggression: 79
Mentality: 80
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 86

Injury Tolerance: B
Condition/Fitness: 6
Weak Foot Accuracy: 6
Weak Foot Frequency: 5
Consistency: 6
Growth Type: Standard Lasting

P20: Talisman
S02: Passer

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Dribbling - Playmaking - Passing

Attack / Defence Awareness Card: Balanced


Rudolf Gellesch is former German player. He was inside right and wing half in fantastic Schalke team of late 30's which won 6 league titles in a row. Gellesch was pretty similar to Fritz Szepan, had excellent tactical awareness, great vision and technique, not impressive pace but had numerous assists. Lanky Gellesch also played important playmaking role in German NT. With 20 caps he is still one of the ten core switch with the most appearances for the German Football Association. Rudi Gellesch celebrated as a player with the miners three championships and a Cup victory, stood in the legendary Breslau-Elf and took part in the 1938 World Cup in France. On 5 October 1941 ended his career in the National Team. He was a gifted footballer. Rudolf "Rudi" Gellesch (born May 1, 1914) acted mostly in the middle of Schalke Wunderelf in the 30s and was doing much for the game design of the legendary "gyro". On the side of Fritz Szepan he shone as a half forward or external rotor and celebrated with the Royal Blues three championships (1935, 1937 and 1939) and a cup success (1937). At the first title win in 1934 gave Schalke coach John "Bumbas" Schmidt Ala play for Urban Gellesch, 1940 and 1942, he received no vacation was a native of Gelsenkirchen on the Eastern Front. Gellesch to 1944 more than 180 competitive matches played for the miners, whom he had joined 1926th The then 12-year-old started as a goalkeeper, but quickly grew bored at the position - Schalke's youth was the other team usually vastly superior - and was retrained to the attacker. Coach Kurt Otto discovered him as a 17-year-olds for the first team from then on he was out of formation to Kuzorra, Szepan and Co. almost inconceivable without. With 21 years Gellesch was national player. Together with Ala Urban made his debut on 18 August 1935 against Luxembourg. He took part in the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936 and was also recognized by Sepp Herberger, when after a disappointing performance in Berlin was given the mandate to form a new national teams. With the birth of the Breslau-Elf, the 8-0 win against Denmark, he stood on the lawn just like Fritz and Ala Szepan Urban. For a year the team remains undefeated at the World Cup 1938 in France, however, refused to Germany. Because of political pressure, Germany had invaded Austria, the team was torn apart and filled with kickers from the Alpine Republic. In the second round of arbitration, the team against Switzerland. After the Second World War, after breath away Gellesch Lübbecke in Westphalia. He was player-coach at FC, which he led until the league Westphalia. In 1950 he signed up for two years at Eintracht Trier, before he moved to Northern Hesse. Hesse Cassel had his next coach station (1952 to 1955). He then became head coach in Hesse, a task which he held until his retirement in 1978. In the summer of 1990 Gellesch died aged 76 in his adopted hometown of Kassel.

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