Austria national football team

The Austria national football team (German: Österreichische Fußballnationalmannschaft) represents Austria in men's international football competition and it is controlled by the Austrian Football Association (German: Österreichischer Fußball-Bund).

Austria
Nickname(s)Das Team (The Team)
Burschen (The Boys)
Unsere Burschen (Our Boys)
AssociationÖsterreichischer Fußball-Bund (ÖFB)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachRalf Rangnick
CaptainJulian Baumgartlinger
Most capsAndi Herzog (103)
Top scorerToni Polster (44)
Home stadiumErnst-Happel-Stadion
FIFA codeAUT
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 33 1 (23 June 2022)[1]
Highest10 (March–June 2016)
Lowest105 (July 2008)
First international
 Austria 5–0 Hungary 
(Vienna, Austria; 12 October 1902)
Biggest win
 Austria 9–0 Malta 
(Salzburg, Austria; 30 April 1977)
Biggest defeat
 Austria 1–11 England 
(Vienna, Austria; 8 June 1908)
World Cup
Appearances7 (first in 1934)
Best resultThird place (1954)
UEFA European Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2008)
Best resultRound of 16 (2020)

Austria has qualified for seven FIFA World Cups, most recently in 1998. The country played in the UEFA European Championship for the first time in 2008, when it co-hosted the event with Switzerland, and most recently qualified in 2020.


Share this article:

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Austria national football team, and is written by contributors. Text is available under a CC BY-SA 4.0 International License; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.