Before they became MSV Duisburg, they were Meidericher SV. As it were, they also had their best ever finish as a club in their first season, finishing runners up to Köln. The Zebras were relegated for the first time in 1986.
The great World Cup winning West Germany of 1954, the immortal “Wunder von Bern”. The team was composed of Toni Turek, Jupp Posipal, Werner Kohlmeyer, Horst Eckel, Werner Liebrich, Karl Mai, Helmut Rahn, Max Morlock, Ottmar Walter, Fritz Walter and Hans Schäfer . Managed by The Chief (via bundesligaclassic)