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|Full name||Adolf Bechtold|
|Date of birth||20 February 1926|
|Place of birth||Frankfurt, Germany|
|Date of death||8 September 2012(aged 86)|
|Place of death||Frankfurt, Germany|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Adolf Bechtold (20 February 1926 – 8 September 2012) was a German football player. He played his entire career with Eintracht Frankfurt winning the Championship with the Main siders. The instrument mechanic played from 1938 until 1942 in the youth academy from 1942 on in the senior squad appearing over 400 times until 1960. His major honours are the German Championship in 1959 and the South German Championship in 1953 and 1959. 1959-60 Frankfurt reached the final of the European Cup, where they were defeated by Real Madrid at a score of 7-3. Bechtold was not a regular anymore and did not appear in this game and was only playing in one match of this European Cup season. This was his one and only international appearance because he never was capped for Germany. He was an honoured member and honoured captain of Eintracht Frankfurt.
- German Champion 1959
- South German Champion 1953, 1959
- German flood light cup 1957
- Hessen cup 1946
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