Bob Burkard

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Bob Burkard
Personal information
Full name Robert Leland Burkard
Date of birth (1922-03-23)March 23, 1922
Place of birth St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Date of death May 13, 1992(1992-05-13) (aged 70)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
St. Louis Kutis
National team
1952–1957 United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Bob Burkard (March 23, 1922 – May 13, 1992)[1] was an American soccer goalkeeper who earned one cap with the U.S. national team in 1957. He was also the United States goalkeeper at the 1952 Summer Olympics.

Burkard was selected to the United States Olympic team at the 1952 Summer Olympics. The United States lost its first game, 8-0, to Italy, eliminated the U.S. from the games.[2] He earned one cap with the United States national team in a July 6, 1957 loss to Canada in a World Cup qualification game.[3]

At the time of the Olympics he played for St. Louis Kutis S.C. and was inducted into the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame in 1986.[4]