Jakob Jantscher

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Jakob Jantscher
Jakob Jantscher 2012.jpg
Jantscher with Dynamo Moscow in 2012
Personal information
Full name Jakob Jantscher
Date of birth (1989-01-08) 8 January 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Graz, Austria
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Winger / Striker
Club information
Current team
Sturm Graz
Number 13
Youth career
SC Unterpremstätten
LUV Graz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Sturm Graz II 26 (6)
2007–2010 Sturm Graz 73 (14)
2010–2013 Red Bull Salzburg 65 (20)
2012–2013Dynamo Moscow (loan) 20 (1)
2013–2014 NEC Nijmegen 26 (3)
2014–2016 Luzern 71 (12)
2016–2017 Çaykur Rizespor 29 (5)
2018– Sturm Graz 14 (0)
National team
2009– Austria 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:54, 29 September 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 June 2016

Jakob Jantscher (born 8 January 1989) is an Austrian professional footballer who plays as a winger or striker for Austrian Football Bundesliga club SK Sturm Graz.[1]

Club career[edit]

Born in Graz, Jantscher started his career at SC Unterpremstätten und LUV Graz in the Styrian league and 2003 at the age of 14 he moved on to Sturm Graz. On 20 October 2007, he gave his debut in the first team coming on for Thomas Krammer in a match against Red Bull Salzburg. He scored his first goal on 24 November 2007 in a match against SCR Altach.

On 3 June 2010, Jantscher signed with FC Red Bull Salzburg for four years. On 6 September 2012, he joined Dynamo Moscow on one-year loan deal, while Dynamo Moscow secured an option to sign him permanently, which they choose not to.[2]

On 1 September 2013, Jantscher signed for Dutch Eredivisie club NEC Nijmegen, where he stayed only one season as the club was relegated at the end of the season.

On 24 June 2016, he made a transfer to Turkish side Çaykur Rizespor.

On 9 May 2018 he played as Sturm Graz beat Red Bull Salzburg in extra time to win the 2017/18 Austrian Cup.[3]

International career[edit]

Jantscher played five times for the Austrian national team under-19 and under-20, and twice for Austria U21. His made his debut for Austria on 6 June 2009 in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Serbia. His first goal was in a friendly match against Spain, where he scored the only goal for Austria in a 1–5 defeat.[2]


FC Red Bull Salzburg
SK Sturm Graz

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 November 2009 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Spain 1–5 Lost Friendly
Correct as of 31 May 2010


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