Former President of Bayern Munich, the German football club, Uli Hoeneß is an iconic figure within the sport. As a player, he performed in two European Championships and one World Cup, a reflection of his pioneering success within the sport. Uli even won Team of the Season in 1973 and UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament in 1972, which celebrated his essential involvement in the team. Upon retiring from professional playing, Uli then served as the General Manager of his club, Bayern Munich, an experience from which he developed skills in leadership and teamwork.
As an after dinner speaker, few can rival Uli's invaluable knowledge of football. Influenced by his highly successful career, audiences are enamoured by this formidable former player, who holds the key to communication and team cohesion. Starting in 1972 when he scored his first goal against Hungary, Uli played over 30 times for West Germany. He made a great impact on the sport during the 1970s, having won both the 1974 West Country FIFA World Cup and the 1972 Belgium UEFA European Football Championship. As an after dinner speaker, Uli takes his audience on a journey through his previous competitions, guiding them through every failure and success.
One of the most impactful moments in his career was when Uli played in the first match against West and East Germany at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, making sporting history. In 1979, he was appointed Commercial and General Manager of Bayern Munich, followed by a promotion to President of the Club after spending 30 years in the role. He was a highly respected leader, and managed the team to success after success including an explosion in revenue. Upon his retirement, Uli had spent just under 50 years playing and managing his club, Bayern Munich.
From the moment he first stepped onto the pitch, Uli has established himself as one of the most influential players, managers and football enthusiasts in the sport. Having experienced both career-threatening injury and soaring success, he can eloquently provide strategies for overcoming adversity that audiences can implement in their own lives. Engaging and insightful, his speeches are infused with strategies for maximising success.