Karl Decker (footballer)

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Karl Decker
Personal information
Date of birth September 5, 1921
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Date of death September 27, 2005(2005-09-27) (aged 84)
Playing position Attacking midfielder/Inside forward
Youth career
1934 Ottakringer SC
1934–1937 Schwarz-Weiß Wien
1937 Weiße Elf Penzing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1952 First Vienna FC 229 (255)
1952–1954 SK Sturm Graz 21 (28)
1954–1956 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard 37 (15)
1956–1958 FC Grenchen 1 (0)
National team
1942 Germany 8 (8)
1945–1952 Austria 25 (19)
Teams managed
1951–1952 First Vienna
1952–1954 Sturm Graz
1956–1958 FC Grenchen
1958–1964 Austria
1968–1970 SK Rapid Wien
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Karl Decker (September 5, 1921 - September 27, 2005) was an Austrian footballer and manager. He is usually regarded as one of Austria's greatest players and one of the most prolific players of his generation.

International career[edit]

As a player Decker played for both Germany and Austria national football team, scoring 27 goals in 33 matches.[1]

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