Rudi Voeller winks during a news conference in Leverkusen.
Rudi Voeller winks during a news conference in Leverkusen January 18, 2005. Former national coach Voeller returned to German football on Tuesday to become sporting director of German first division Bundesliga soccer club Bayer Leverkusen for the second time. The 44-year-old Voeller, who steered Germany to the World Cup Final in 2002, but resigned after Euro 2004, has agreed a two-year contract. Voeller, a World Cup winner in 1990, ended his playing career in 1996 at Leverkusen and was sporting director of the club from 1996 to 2000. REUTERS/Alex Grimm GRI/JOH