Soccer Players Famous Soccer Players from Austria-Hungary

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List of the best soccer players from Austria-Hungary. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Austria-Hungary, along with photos when available. This list of best Austria-Hungarian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Austria-Hungarian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Austria-Hungarian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Austria-Hungarian soccer player of all time?"

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Antonín Puč was a former Czech football player, the all-time leading scorer for the Czechoslovak national team. Puč's international career lasted from 1926 to 1939; in that time, he ...more

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Defender Gustav "Egon" or "Erwin" Pollak was an Austrian footballer who played for the famed SC Hakoah Wien. He was also the first ever manager of the Israeli national football team ...more

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Ehrenfried Patzel Goalkeeper Ehrenfried Patzel was an Ethnic German football player from Czechoslovakia. Patzel played for Teplitzer FK from 1932 to 1939, then he went to Germany to play for 1. SV Jena from 1939 to 1942 and ...more

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Goalkeeper František Plánička was a Czech football goalkeeper and one of the most honoured players in the history of Czechoslovakian football. He played all his career for Slavia Prague, during ...more

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Giovanni Varglien also known as Varglien II was an Italian football player from Fiume. He played the majority of his club football for Juventus in Italy, also playing one season with his ...more

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Forward Ivan "Ico" Hitrec is widely considered as the greatest Croatian football player before World War II. The centre-forward became a legend after scoring twice against then famous Spanish ...more

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Forward Gyula Barátky was a football player who had represented both Hungary and Romania. His preferred position was the half right. He played a total of 155 games in the national Romanian ...more

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Jan Říha Jan Říha was a Czech football player. He played for Czechoslovakia, for which he played 25 matches and scored 9 goals. He was a participant in the 1938 FIFA World Cup.

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Jaroslav Burgr Defender Jaroslav Burgr was a Czech football defender. He played for Czechoslovakia. He was a participant in two World Cups, in 1934 and 1938. He played 57 matches for the national team. Burgr played ...more

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Josef Košťálek Josef Košťálek was a Czech footballer. He played for Sparta Prague and the Czechoslovakia national football team, for whom he played 43 matches, scoring two goals, and appeared in the ...more

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Josef Ludl Josef Ludl, was a Czech football player. He played for Czechoslovakia, for which he played 16 matches and scored six goals. He was a participant in the 1938 FIFA World Cup. In his country he ...more

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Josef Zeman Josef Zeman was a Czech footballer. He played for several clubs, including SK České Budějovice and Sparta Prague and the Czechoslovakia national football team, for whom he appeared in the ...more

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Forward Kálmán Konrád, an inside right, was one of the best football players in the Kingdom of Hungary in the 1910s, and played on the Hungarian National team with his brother, Jenő ...more

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Mario Varglien also known as Varglien I was an Italian football player born in Fiume. He played club football for Juventus, winning five Serie A championships, he was also part of the Italian ...more

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Forward Matthias Sindelar was an Austrian footballer. He played centre-forward for the celebrated Austria national team of the early 1930s known as the Wunderteam, which he captained at the 1934 World ...more

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Midfielder Nereo Rocco was an Italian football player and manager. He is famous for having been one of the most successful head coaches in Italy, and the first proponent of catenaccio in the country.

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Otakar "Otto" Hemele was a Czech football player, who was a devoted player of Slavia Prague. He played for the Czechoslovakia national team and was a participant at the 1954 FIFA World ...more

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Forward Vilmos "Willy" Kohut was a Hungarian footballer. He played as a Striker for the Ferencvárosi TC, French team Olympique Marseille and the Hungarian national team. Kohut got 25 ...more

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Willy Meisl was an Austrian-jewish sports journalist in the 20th century; the brother of the Austrian national football manager, Hugo Meisl. Willy Meisl's writings did much to transform the way ...more

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Defender, Midfielder Béla Guttmann was a Jewish Hungarian footballer and coach. He played as a midfielder for MTK Hungária FC, SC Hakoah Wien, Hungary and several clubs in the United States. However he ...more

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Adolf Šimperský Adolf Šimperský is a former Czech football player who played mostly for SK Slavia Praha. He played ten matches for the Czechoslovakia national team and was a participant at the 1934 FIFA

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František Junek František Junek was a Czech football player who played for SK Slavia Praha and the Czechoslovakia national team. He was capped 32 times for Czechoslovakia, scoring seven goals, and was a ...more

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František Šterc František Šterc was a Czech football player. He played club football for SK Židenice. He played two matches for the Czechoslovakia national team and was a participant at the 1934 FIFA World

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František Svoboda František Svoboda was a Czech football player. He played club football mostly for SK Slavia Praha and in 1935 became the top goalscorer of the Czechoslovak First League. He played 43 matches for ...more

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Antonín Vodička Antonín Vodička was a Czech football player. He played club football for SK Slavia Praha. He played 18 matches for the Czechoslovakia national team and was a participant at the 1934 FIFA

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Vojtěch Bradáč Forward Vojtěch Bradáč was a Czech football player playing as a forward. He was a devoted player of SK Slavia Praha. He played for the Czechoslovakia national team and was a participant at the ...more

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Midfielder Rudolf Vytlačil was an Austrian and Czechoslovak football player and manager. Born in Schwechat on outskirts of Vienna, Vytlačil started his career at the local club Phönix Schwechat. Later ...more

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Forward Franjo Wölfl was a Croatian footballer. He played international football first with the Kingdom of Yugoslavia national team from 1938 and then the Croatian national team from 1940 to 1944. ...more

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Josef Silný Forward Josef Silný was a Czech football player. Silný played for Hanácká Slavia Kroměříž, SK Slavia Praha, AC Sparta Prague, SC Nîmois and Bohemians Praha. He ...more

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Ivan Jazbinšek was a Croatian footballer.

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Forward Frane Matošić was a Croatian football player and coach. Born in Split, he played at the position of striker. He is regarded as one of Hajduk Split's greatest players ever where he is the ...more

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Midfielder Jaroslav Bouček was a Czech footballer, who played for AC Sparta Prague, Stade Rennais FC and the Czechoslovakia national football team. He earned a total of 31 international caps, scoring 1 ...more

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Midfielder György Szűcs was a Hungarian footballer who played for Újpest FC, as well as representing the Hungarian national football team at the 1934 and the 1938 FIFA World Cup. He went on to ...more

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Forward Johann "Hans" Horvath was an Austrian footballer. Normally a forward, Horvath was one of the most noted Austrian footballers of his generation well known for his passing ability and

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Désiré Koranyi Forward Désiré Koranyi, aka Dezsõ Korányi or Dezsõ Kronenberger, was a Hungarian-French football player. He played club football most notably with FC Sète where ...more

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Forward Aleksandar Živković was a Croatian footballer. Domestically he played for Croatian clubs Concordia Zagreb and Građanski Zagreb while abroad he played for Grasshopper Club Zürich and RCF ...more

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Forward Anton Powolny was an Austrian footballer.

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Forward Heinrich Schönfeld was an Austrian footballer.

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János Gyarmati Defender János Gyarmati was a Hungarian footballer and coach. He played for Szeged FC, and won three caps for Hungary between 1937 and 1938. He later coached in East Germany, managing VP Dresden, ...more

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Karel Pešek Karel Pešek-Káďa was a Czechoslovak ice hockey and football player. He played as midfielder for Sparta Prague and the Czechoslovak football national team. He played from 1913 to 1933, ...more

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Forward Ljubomir "Ljubo" Benčić was a Croatian and Yugoslav football player. Spending his entire career at Hajduk Split, Benčić was a renowned right winger and centre forward. He started ...more

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Defender Slavko Pavletić was a Croatian football midfielder who tenured within Croatia during his spanned career. He most notably participated for the Croatia national football team during the era's of ...more

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Defender Miroslav "Meho" Brozović was a Bosnian Croat footballer who played international football for the Yugoslavian national team, as well as the national team fielded by Nazi-puppet ...more

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Alfréd Schaffer was a Hungarian international footballer. He is recorded as having played for a record number of clubs: 21 in a 15-year career which lasted from 1910 to 1925. He joined ...more

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Leo Lemešić Forward Leo Lemešić was a Croatian football striker and later a football manager. On the national level he played for Yugoslavia national team and spent his entire club career with Hajduk Split. In ...more

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Bruno Knežević Bruno Knežević was a Croatian footballer. He was president of the Football Federation of Croatia from 1968 to 1971.

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Hermann Felsner Hermann Felsner also known as Ermanno Fellsner, was an Austrian football player and manager from Vienna.

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Defender Jenő Konrád also referred to as Eugen Conrad or Eugène Conrad or Eugenio Konrad was an Hungarian footballer and manager. He is most noted for his career as a football manager; he ...more

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Defender Karl Sesta was a footballer who represented both the Austrian and German national sides.

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Forward Iuliu Bodola was a Romanian-Hungarian footballer who played international football for both of those nations. His nickname was Duduş.