German Field Hockey Superstar Moritz Fürste is named FIH Player of the Year 2012
Fürste is a member of the German Men's National Team that has won Olympic Gold in London 2012 and Beijing 2008, World Cup Gold 2006, Champions Trophy 2007 and European Champion 2011 - He plays at the Uhlenhorster Hockey Club in Hamburg. He's captain of the team. He has guided his team to success in the Euro Hockey League on three occasions, winning the title in 2007-2008, 2009-2010 and 2011-12. Fuerste also helped his team to a second place finish in the competition in the 2008-2009 Season, when they were defeated by HC Bloemendaal of The Netherlands. He was named as the Euro Hockey League's Most Valuable Player in the 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 Seasons.
International Hockey Federation / FIH article on Moritz Fürste - FIH Player of the Year http://www.fih.ch/en/news-4060-germany-s-fuerste-named-fih-player-of-the