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Originally from Germany, Dietmar Hamann is a professional footballer who has also managed Stockport County. With a reputation for being a reliable and consistent footballer, he played for Bayern Munich, Newcastle United, Liverpool and Manchester City – mainly in the position of midfield defence.

He was also a member of the German national team between the years of 1997 and 2006.

Dietmar joined Bayern Munich in 1989 at the age of sixteen; he made his debut for the professional team in 1993. However, it was not until the 1996 / 1997 season that he really made his presence felt on the team.

Up until this point he had mainly been a bench player, but new coach Trappatoni made him part of the starting line up.

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In 1998 Dietmar joined Newcastle United. He played in a total of thirty-one matches and went on to represent the team in the 1999 FA Cup Final. However, in 1999 he chose to join Gerard Houllier’s Liverpool.

During his seven years with the Reds, he established himself as a well-respected midfielder. He represented the club in almost two hundred league games, scoring eight goals in the process.

He was also part of the highly su...

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