Wynton Rufer

Ngāti Porou 
SOCCER

 

Wynton Rufer

All Whites Record
10 caps NZ U-19’s
39 caps NZ All Whites
Spain 1982 World Cup member v Scotland, Russia and Brazil

International Honours
FIFA Oceania Player of the Century
Player of the Decade 1990’s
FIFA World XI team Tokyo, May 1995 & Sydney, June 1999

European Honours
Top 20 all time leading goal scorers list in European Cup competition
FIFA 100 LEGENDS LIST FROM 2004
Swiss Cup winner with Grasshoppers 1989
German Cup Winner with Werder Bremen 1991 (1 goal), 1994 (1 goal)
European Cup Winners Cup winner with Werder Bremen v Monaco 1992 (1 assist, 1 goal)
Bundesliga Champion with Werder Bremen 1993 (2nd top scorer in the league)
German Super Cup Winner 1994, 1995 with Werder Bremen
European Super Cup finalist 1993 v Barcelona (1 goal). Elected to the 19 member FIFA players committee October 1998 (alongside Pele, Beckenbauer, Charlton, Platini, Weah)

 

Established Wynrs Soccer School of Excellence

Elected to the 18 member FIFA Players Committee Oct 1998 (alongside Pelé, Beckenbauer, Charlton, Platini, Weah)
FIFA Ambassadors for Racism Comittee, since April 2005 (President: Thierry Henry)

Inducteed NZ Sports Hall of Fame 2005
Inducteed Māori Sports Hall of Fame 2007

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