Robert Dienst

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Robert Dienst
Personal information
Full name Robert Dienst
Date of birth (1928-03-01)1 March 1928
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Date of death 13 June 2000(2000-06-13) (aged 72)
Place of death Vienna, Austria
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1942–1947 Floridsdorfer AC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1948 Floridsdorfer AC
1948–1962 SK Rapid Wien 284 (307)
1962–1968 SV Schwechat
National team
1949–1957 Austria 27 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert Dienst (1 March 1928 – 13 June 2000) was an Austrian football forward. He died in 2000 after a long illness.

Club career[edit]

Robert Dienst started his career at Floridsdorfer AC, where he played his first game as a midfielder during World War II. He turned into a prolific striker at Rapid Wien and became one of the most successful Austrian goalscorers in the 1950-s., three times topping the top goalscorers charts and winning 6 league titles. With his 307 Bundesliga goals, he is still Rapid's record league goalscorer.

He scored 323 goals in 351 games in total in the Austrian Football Bundesliga.

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Austria in an October 1949 match against Hungary and earned a total of 27 caps, scoring 12 goals.[1] He was a participant at the 1954 FIFA World Cup and 1958 FIFA World Cup.


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