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Ottmar Hitzfeld looking to retire in style at World Cup

Swiss manager will end his brilliant managing career following competition in Rio

SOCCERLY.COM: "Der General" Ottmar Hitzfeld will step down at the end of the World Cup after almost 30 years as a coach and more than 40 years in football.

Having led Switzerland at a World Cup for the second time, Hitzfeld will move away from the game he loves with his legacy assured as one of the most successful European, coaches of all time.

One of only four coaches to win the Champions League with two different clubs, Hitzfeld also has seven German league titles, two Swiss titles, three German cups and three Swiss cups to remember from a remarkable 30-year coaching career. ... read more at

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