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The death of Robert Enke

The German goalkeeper who killed himself in November 2009, shocking the football world.

In November 2009, the world of football was shocked by the death of German international goal-keeper Robert Enke, who killed himself after years of suffering from depression. In 2010, Eleanor Oldroyd spoke to Enke’s agent, Jorg Neblung, and friend and biographer, Ronald Reng, about what lay behind his death.

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Image: Robert Enke in 2009 (Getty Images)

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