As the "Hamburger Abendblatt" and the "Bild" newspaper unanimously report, Uwe Seeler (1936-2022) was buried this Thursday (August 4) in the immediate family circle. The HSV legend was buried in the family grave at Hamburg's Ohlsdorf Cemetery. His fans can say goodbye to him next Wednesday.
The Hamburg Senate announced a few days ago that the official funeral service in the Hanseatic city for Seeler, who was an honorary citizen, would take place on August 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the Volksparkstadion. This will be "prepared in close coordination with the family and with the participation of the Hamburger Sportverein (HSV) and the German Football Association (DFB)," it said in a statement.
NDR television broadcasts the commemorative event from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. entitled "Farewell to Uwe Seeler". The first also reports live between 1:59 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Uwe Seeler died on July 21 at the age of 85 and was considered an icon of German football.