Mehmet Scholl was born on October 16, 1970, and he is a former German football player and later coach and sports commentator. Concerning education, he completed his Abitur at the Neureut High School. As a professional player, he played for Karlsruher SC and FC Bayern Munich.
After his playing career, he coached the second team of FC Bayern Munich and subsequently appeared on ARD football broadcasts as an expert. He is one of the founders and managing directors of the Munich record label Millaphon Records. Mehmet Scholl had a Turkish father and a German mother.
His parents divorced. In 1993, Mehmet Scholl got married to Susanne Pfannendörfer but their marriage only lasted till 1996. Mehmet Scholl again got married to his long-term partner Jessica in 2007 and they had two daughters.
However, they separated at the end of 2016. He became a national team player in 1995 and a year later, he won the 1996 European Football Championship in England with Germany. In the 1996 European Football Championship, he only played in the quarter-finals, semi-finals and then in the final. He got substituted in the 69th minute in the final match against the Czech Republic.
It must be noted that all was not well between him and then national coach Berti Vogts and was not nominated for the 1998 World Cup in France even though he was good on the field. He played at the 2000 European Championships but before the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea, he resigned as a national player due to ill-health . He resigned on April 23, 2002.
Mehmet Scholl Cause of Death
There is no information or report to suggest or confirm that Mehmet Scholl is dead. He is currently alive and 53 years old.
Some of the awards won by Mehmet Scholl include VDV Player of the Year: 2000 , Kicker-Midfielder of the Year (offensive): 2001, Goal of the Month: January 2000, December 2000, February 2003 and ESM Team of the Year: 1996, 2001.
He received the Bravo Sport Gold Otto in 1996, 1997 and 2000 and was also a member of the FC Bayern Munich Hall of Fame
Another award to his credit is the German television award for “Best Sports Broadcast”.Mehmet Scholl received the German Television Prize in the category Best Sports Program for the game analysis of the 2012 European Football Championship (together with Matthias Opdenhövel ).