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.

List features Otto Hemele, Willy Meisl and more.

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