Theodor "Turl" Wagner (6 August 1927 – 21 January 2020) was an Austrian footballer who 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 SC Wacker Wien 292 (175)
1958–1963 SVS Linz
1963–1964 FC Wacker Innsbruck
National team
1946–1957 Austria 46 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

International careerEdit

He made his debut for Austria in a November 1946 friendly match against Switzerland and was a participant at the 1954 FIFA World Cup,[1] where he scored a hat-trick in the 7–5 quarterfinal win over Switzerland. He earned 46 caps, scoring 22 goals.[2] His last international was a March 1957 friendly match against West Germany.


Wagner died on 21 January 2020 in Vienna, at the age of 92.[3]


  1. ^ Record at FIFA Tournaments - FIFA
  2. ^ Appearances for Austrian National Team - RSSSF
  3. ^ "ÖFB-Legende „Turl" Wagner 92-jährig verstorben!". Kronen Zeitung (in German). 21 January 2020. Retrieved 22 January 2020.

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