|Born||5 April 1973|
Neuwied, West Germany
|1994, 1996-1997, 2000-2001||Sheffield Tigers|
|1999||King's Lynn Stars|
|2007||Rye House Rockets|
|2008||Mildenhall Fen Tigers|
|1992, 1993||German Under-21 Champion|
|2001||Premier Trophy Winner|
|2000||Premier League Fours Winner|
|2000, 2002||Premiership Winner|
|1994, 1996, 2000, 2004||German League Champion|
Robert (Robbie) Kessler (born 5 April 1973 in Neuwied, West Germany)is a German speedway rider who has represented Germany at the Speedway World Team Cup. He was the German under-21 champion in 1992 and 1993.
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