Franz "Bimbo" Binder (*1 December 1911 in St.Pölten, Austria; †24 April 1989 in Vienna, Austria) was an Austrian football player and coach. He played for SK Rapid Wien as forward. With over 1000 goals he is one of the few who made this.
|Full name||Franz Binder|
|Date of birth||1 December 1911|
|Place of birth||St.Pölten, Austria|
|Date of death||24 April 1989(aged 77)|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|1930 - 1949||SK Rapid Wien|
1939 - 1941
1945 - 1947
Rapid Wien |
SSV Jahn Regensburg
1. FC Nuremberg
TSV 1860 München
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Binder played his whole career for SK Rapid Wien, where he started at the age of 19. With Rapid he won 3 times the Austrian Championship and in 1941 the German Championship, bacause Austria was then occupied by Germany. In the match versus Schalke 04 he scored three of the four goals for Rapid.
He played in the Austrian national football team 14 times before the Second World War and 5 times after the war. For Germany he played between 1938 and 1941 nine times and scored ten goals. For Austria he scored 16 times in 19 matches.
Franz Binder scored 421 goals in 347 matches for Rapid, Austria and Germany. Altogether he scored 1006 goals in 756 matches.
After the end of his career he became coach in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. ( SSV Jahn Regensburg, PSV Eindhoven, 1. FC Nuremberg, 1860 München and Rapid Wien)