Markus Schopp

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Markus Schopp
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Personal information
Full name Markus Schopp
Date of birth (1974-02-22) 22 February 1974 (age 41)
Place of birth Graz, Austria
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1996 SK Sturm Graz 102 (10)
1996–1998 Hamburger SV 40 (3)
1998–2001 SK Sturm Graz 101 (20)
2001–2005 Brescia Calcio 80 (3)
2005–2006 FC Red Bull Salzburg 31 (6)
2006–2007 New York Red Bulls (loan) 10 (0)
Total 364 (42)
National team
1995–2005 Austria 56 (6)
Teams managed
2012– Sturm Graz II
2013 Sturm Graz (caretaker)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Markus Schopp (born 22 February 1974 in Graz) is a retired Austrian football midfielder and current coach.

Club career[edit]

He last played for New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer (USA). He was on a loan from its sister football club Red Bull Salzburg (Austria).

Schopp played for Sturm Graz and Red Bull Salzburg (Austria), as well as Hamburger SV (Germany) and Brescia Calcio (Italy).

He retired from football in December 2007 due to chronic back problems.[1][2]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Austria in an August 1995 European Championship qualifying match against Latvia and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup.[3] He earned 56 caps, scoring 6 goals.[4] His final international was an October 2005 World Cup qualifying match against Northern Ireland.

National team statistics[edit]

Austria national team
Year Apps Goals
1995 4 1
1996 6 0
1997 4 0
1998 5 0
1999 3 0
2000 6 0
2001 6 0
2002 4 1
2003 7 1
2004 7 3
2005 4 0
Total 56 6

Managerial career[edit]

On April 2013, he was named temporary as the new coach of SK Sturm Graz until the end of the season, following Peter Hyballa's sacking.

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