Thomas Töpfer

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Thomas Töpfer
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-05-27) 27 May 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Saalfeld, East Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1974–1975 FC Carl Zeiss Jena
Senior career*
1976–1984 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 161 (19)
1985–1989 BSG Wismut Gera
1989–1990 BSG JENAer Glaswerk
National team
1986 East Germany U-21 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Töpfer (born 27 May 1958, in Saalfeld) is a retired East German footballer who played as a midfielder.

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