Rudi Voller is a German former international footballer and a former manager of Germany. A former forward, he won the World Cup in 1990 as a player.
Voller started his career with 1860 Hanau before joining Bundesliga club Werder Bremen in 1982, winning his first cap for West Germany that same year. Following a successful season in which he was the Bundesliga's top scorer, foreign clubs became interested in the striker, and in 1987 he was transferred to Roma, where he became a mainstay of the team. He won the Coppa Italia in 1991 and was the club's top scorer on several occasions.
In 1992, Roma decided to sell him to Marseille, where he was intended as replacement for superstar striker Jean-Pierre Papin. That also allowed Roma to add Claudio Caniggia as its third foreigner to the squad, so both parties were happy to let the deal go through. There he won his biggest club honour in a very successful first season, thanks to the UEFA Champions League with Marseille won in 1993. Voller started the match, playing 78 minutes. Returning to Germany, he joined Bayer Leverkusen in 1994, where he ended his career as a player in 1996 and started a career in the management of the club.