Alex Meier played for Eintacht Frankfurt for 14 years and scored 137 goals for the Hessians in a total of 379 games. Now the 39-year-old is talking about the abrupt end of his career two years ago.

“That was the time”: The long-time Bundesliga player Alex Meier tells “Bild” the reason for his sudden career end in January 2020. “I said: Dad, actually I don’t feel like it at all. I would much rather be with you on the beach That was when I realized that it was better to stop,” says the 39-year-old.

Short, compact, clear

Frankfurt’s football god: Shortly thereafter, the former Eintracht Frankfurt player ended his active career with Western Sydney. To this day, Meier is celebrated by Eintracht fans as the “football god”.