Horst Eckel is supposed to be buried on Thursday

Walther Bensemann-Preis 2020 an Horst Eckel

Horst Nickel is buried after the planning of his family on Thursday in his Palatinate home community Bruchmühlbach-Miesau. The funeral ceremony for the Football World Champion from 1954 died on Friday, whose start is provided for 14.00 clock in the district of Vogelbach, should be public — as far as the Corona restrictions enable. That wanted dad so. My father was always there for the fans. Said Nickel's daughter Dagmar of the image newspaper: So everyone can also say goodbye to him in his hometown. I know that many friends will come. Nickel had died last Friday at the age of 89 years. The Icon of the 1st FC Kaiserslautern was the last only living world champion of the legendary team, which had achieved the first World Cup title for Germany in 1954 in Bern.