Erich Beer
Erich "Ete" Beer is a Neustadt bei Coburg
Neustadt bei Coburg
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-born former German footballer.

He started his career at SpVgg Ebing and played until 1968 with VfL Neustadt, until a move to the Bundesliga saw him play for 1. FC Nuremberg, Rot-Weiss Essen
Rot-Weiss Essen
Rot-Weiss Essen is a German association football club based in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia.- Early years :The club was formed as SV Vogelheim on 1 February 1907 out of the merger of two smaller clubs: SC Preussen and Deutsche Eiche. In 1910, Vogelheim came to an arrangement with Turnerbund...

 and Hertha BSC. For these teams he played in Midfield in a total of 341 games, scoring 95 goals. After playing for Ittihad Jeddah
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, Beer moved to TSV 1860 München
TSV 1860 München
Turn- und Sportverein München von 1860, commonly known as TSV 1860 München or 1860 Munich, is a German sports club based in Munich, Bavaria. The club's football team plays in the Second Bundesliga, after relegation from the Bundesliga following the 2003–04 season...

 in 1981, where he played until 1982.

Between 1975 and 1978 he played in 24 games for the German national team
Germany national football team
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, scoring seven goals.

Beer was referred to by reporters as "The Berliner Beer", but was better known by fans as Ete. Today he lives in Munich
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