|Ivo Wolfgang Eduard Schricker|
|3rd General Secretary of FIFA|
|Preceded by||Carl Anton Wilhelm Hirschman|
|Succeeded by||Kurt Gassmann|
|Born||Ivo Wolfgang Eduard Schricker|
March 18, 1877
|Died||January 10, 1962 (aged 84)|
Ivo Wolfgang Eduard Schricker (18 March 1877 in Strasbourg, Alsace-Lorraine – 10 January 1962 in Zürich, Switzerland) was a German footballer and the 3rd General Secretary of FIFA, serving from 1932 to 1951 upon his resignation.
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He, and his brother Erwin (22 August 1878 – 20 October 1914, killed in action) played at Strassburger FK 1890, Karlsruher Kickers,FV Straßburg and, while studying in Berlin, Akademischer SC 1893 Berlin. With Karlsruher FV he became South German champion several times. In 1899 he was among the best players in the first—still unofficial—game against a team from England, and in September 1901, he also played in London.
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He moved to Zürich in Switzerland, a central and conveniently located place that fitted FIFA needs well when a permanent office was set up. Ivo Schricker became the organisation's first employee, and was appointed Permanent Secretary in 1931, working in a 30 square metre apartment at Bahnhofstrasse 77 that remained the home of football's governing body until 1954.From 1948 onwards, he was supported by secretary Marta Kurmann.
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