Theodor Wagner

Austrian footballer (1927-2020)

Theodor "Turl" Wagner (6 August 1927 – 21 January 2020) was an Austrian footballer. He played as a striker.

Theodor Wagner
Personal information
Full name Theodor Wagner
Date of birth (1927-08-06)6 August 1927
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Date of death 21 January 2020(2020-01-21) (aged 92)
Place of death Vienna, Austria
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1958 Wacker Wien 292 (175)
1958–1963 Linz
1963–1964 Wacker Innsbruck
National team
1946–1957 Austria 46 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Wagner was born in Vienna. He played club football between 1946 and 1964. He played for Wacker Wien, Linz and Wacker Innsbruck.

Wagner played for Austria between 1946 and 1957. He played 46 times for his country, and scored 22 goals. He was part of the 1954 FIFA World Cup squad that finished third. He famously scored a hat-trick in Austria's 7–5 quarterfinal win over Switzerland at the 1954 FIFA World Cup.

Wagner died on 21 January 2020 in Vienna. He was 92.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "ÖFB-Legende „Turl" Wagner 92-jährig verstorben!". Kronen Zeitung (in German). 21 January 2020. Retrieved 22 January 2020.

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