Dietmar Hamann


Professional footballer turned coach and media personality, Dietmar Hamann is now combining his experiences as a player and a leader to deliver captivating and effective keynote speeches to audiences of all kinds. Having played for FC Bayern Munich, Liverpool FC and Manchester United FC, Hamann has amassed the most elite tips on teamwork as well as accumulating efficient managerial skills from his time as coach at Leicester City FC and Stockport County FC.

Born in Germany, Hamann began his junior career playing for FC Wacker Munchen. At the young age of 16, he was signed by one of the greatest teams in the world and eventually became a regular right-wing or defensive midfielder for Bayern Munich. He also made his debut for the German national football team and contributed to their efforts at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.

He moved to England towards the end of 1998 joining Newcastle United FC and featuring in the 1999 FA Cup Final. He then moved to Liverpool and made a serious impact on The Reds, Hamann is now considered a Liverpool Legend. One of his career highlights was at the 2005 Champions League Final against A.C Milan. With his team 3-0 down, Hamann entered the pitch as a substitute. Liverpool famously staged a remarkable fightback to finish the game 3-3. Even though he was recovering from a broken toe, Hamann managed to convert the first penalty of the shootout and Liverpool went on to become European Champions. He made a similarly impactful contribution to Liverpool’s victory at the 2006 FA Cup Final, again scoring a crucial penalty.

Since retiring from football as a player, Hamann was the player-coach at Milton Keynes Dons FC. He later joined Leicester City as the First Team Coach and was appointed manager of Stockport County. He most recently enjoyed a successful career in the media and often makes appearances on the RTE Panel as a pundit for various events including the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He is also a columnist for Twenty Four 7 magazine where he comments on European football matches.

To book Dietmar Hamann as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Dietmar is known to cover the following topics:

  • Sporting Success
  • Liverpool FC
  • German National Team
  • Football Management

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