Stuttgart (; , Swabian: Schduagert, ) is the capital and largest city of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwest Germany. The sixth-largest city in Germany, Stuttgart has a population of 600,068 (October 2014) while the greater Stuttgart Metropolitan Region has a population of 5.3 million (2008), being the fourth-biggest in Germany after the Rhine-Ruhr area, Berlin/Brandenburg and Frankfurt/Rhine-Main. The city lies at the centre of a densely populated area, surrounded by a ring of smaller towns. This area called Stuttgart Region has a population of 2.7 million.
Birthdate: March 29, 1966 Birthplace: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria Height: 176 cm Weight: 72 kg Position: Attacking Midfielder International: 70 caps, 13 goals World Cups: 2 (1994, 1998) Previous Clubs: Etar Tarnovo, Sporting Clube de Portugal Transfer Fee: -
VfB Stuttgart & Germany
Birthdate: December 7, 1972 Birthplace: Durban, South Africa Height: 187 cm Weight: 81 kg Position: Midfielder International: - World Cups: 0 Previous Clubs: Bayview Durban, D'Alberton Callies, Stuttgart Kickers, Ditzingen, Karlsruhe, Liverpool Transfer Fee: $3.25 Millions of Dollars VfB Stuttgart & Czech Republic
Birthdate: July 19, 1968 Birthplace: Praha, Czech Republic Height: 1.83 mts Weight: 80 kgs Position: Forward International: 81 caps, 26 goals (as of September 1, 2000) World Cups: 0 Previous Clubs: Union Cheb, Slavia Praha, Kaiserslautern, FC Nürnberg Transfer Fee: $1.07 Millions of Dollars The goal scorer is no longer a starter in Czech Rep squad due to recurrent injuries. He was one of the stars of Euro ‘96, but was largely used a substitute in the competition campaign, in which he scored two goals. He manages to get into many great positions, but he has a reputation for needing several chances to score. He scored in his international debut against Finland in 1990 and was voted Czech Player of the Year in 1994. VfB Stuttgart & Hungary
Birthdate: July 2, 1976 Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary Height: 1.78 mts Weight: 71 kgs Position: Midfielder International: 13 caps, 0 goals (as of August 20, 2000) World Cups: 0 Previous Clubs: Ferencvaros Budapest Transfer Fee: - VfB Stuttgart & Croatia
Birthdate: November 2, 1967 Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia Height: 189 cm Weight: 86 kg Position: Defender International: 46 caps, 3 goals World Cups: 1 (1998) Previous Clubs: Lokomotiva, Dinamo Zagreb, Zadar, Inker Transfer Fee: - He is perfectionist at his place in the team. He is very calm in the most critical parts of the game. He is very good in the contra-attacks. Began his career at the end of the 80's playing with Lokomotiva, a Zagreb club in the 2nd division, but left for Dinamo in 89. He didn't have a happy time at Dinamo, and then played for Zadar and Inker Zaprešiæ. Created a sensation while he was at Inker when they beat the favourites NK Croatia in the first Croatian Cup final. After the match his place at NK Croatia was guaranteed, till he decided to join FC Stuttgart in 96. One of the tallest players in the Croatian squad. His preferred position is