Robert Merz

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Robert Merz
Personal information
Full name Robert Merz
Date of birth (1887-11-25)November 25, 1887
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Date of death August 30, 1914(1914-08-30) (aged 26)
Place of death Poturzyn, Poland
Playing position striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1904–1907 Wiener SV
1907–1914 DFC Prag
National team
1908–1914 Austria 13 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert Merz (November 25, 1887 in Vienna – August 30, 1914 in Poturzyn, Tomaszów) was an Austrian amateur football (soccer) player.

He died during World War I, aged 26.[1]

International career[edit]

He was a member of the Austrian Olympic squad at the 1912 Summer Olympics[2] and played two matches in the main tournament as well as two matches in the consolation tournament.[3] He scored two goals against Germany in the first round of the main tournament.

For the Austrian national team he played 13 games and scored 5 goals.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Robert Merz". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA

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