|Full name||Helge Payer|
|Date of birth||9 August 1979|
|Place of birth||Wels, Austria|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2000–2001||→ Kottingbrunn (loan)||26||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2011.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 December 2009 (UTC)
Payer came through the youth ranks at SK Rapid Wien to make his professional debut in the 2001-02 season, taking over the first-choice spot from Czech veteran Ladislav Maier. In 2006, he was also named team captain. With Rapid, he won two league titles, also appearing 5 times during the and played 5 games in the 2005-06 UEFA Champions League group stage.
On 27 August 2009, he saved an Ashley Young penalty at Villa Park in the UEFA Europa League as Rapid Wien lost to Aston Villa 2–1. Rapid did, however, proceed to the next round via the away goals rule.
National team statistics
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