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Name  Karl Braunsteiner
Years  Team
Playing position  defender
Height  1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)

Date of birth  (1891-10-27)October 27, 1891
Date of death  April 19, 1916(1916-04-19) (aged 24)

Place of death  Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Karl Braunsteiner (27 October 1891 – 19 April 1916 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan) was an Austrian football (soccer) player.

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Club career

Regarded as one of the biggest talents of his era, the small defender played for Wiener Sportclub.

During World War I he came to Poland as a gunner. He was captured and died in Tashkent due to typhoid fever as a prisoner of war.

International career

Braunsteiner was a member of the Austrian Olympic squad at the 1912 Summer Olympics and played two matches in the main tournament as well as three matches in the consolation tournament.

For the Austrian national team he played 8 games.

References

Karl Braunsteiner Wikipedia


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