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Wed 28.Mar 2012 14:03 Tanya Taylor,
Birgit Prinz farewell match: "I had a wonderful career"
Birgit Prinz at her farewell match
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A farewell match was played yesterday for Birgit Prinz, but she has retired from football. 6543 people attended the game and a farewell ceremony with 280 guests was held afterwards.

The match was between Frankfurt FFC and the German national team and included some of her friends as well. The line up of the teams was like this:

The line-up of the 1st FFC Frankfurt
Goalkeepers: Nadine Angerer, Desirée Schumann
Defenders: Saskia Bartusiak, Jasmine Herbert, Gina Lewandowski, Ria Percival, Sara Thunebro, Meike Weber
Midfielders: Kerstin Garefrekes, Svenja Huth, Kim Kulig, Sandra Smisek
Forwards: Silvana Chojnowski, Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic, Jessica Landström
"Friends": Marleen Wissink, Louise Hansen, Hege Riise, Pia Wunderlich, Birgit Prinz , Renate Lingor, Judith Affeld

The line-up of the German national team
Goalkeepers: Almuth Schult, Kathrin Längert
Defenders: Bianca Schmidt, Babett Peter, Annike Krahn, Verena Faisst, Luisa Wensing, Josephine Henning
Midfielders: Melanie Behringer, Linda Bresonik, Anja Mittag, Celia Okoyino Mbabi, Dzsenifer Maroszan, Viola Odebrecht, Fatmire Bajramaj Lena Goessling
Forwards: Alexandra Popp, Martina Muller
"Friends": Kerstin Stegemann, Steffi Jones, Doris Fitschen, Maren Meinert, Birgit Prinz , Bettina Wiegmann, Ursula Holl, Sonja Fuss, Britta Carlson

Birgit Prinz played one half for each team and afterwards she said a few words about her career: "It is the end of a great time with beautiful moments. I had a wonderful career"


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