Thomas Prager

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Thomas Prager
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Personal information
Full nameThomas Prager
Date of birth (1985-09-13) 13 September 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Wiener Viktoria
Youth career
1991–1993 Prater SV
1993–1997 SV Hirschstetten
1997–2001 FC Stadlau
2001–2003 SC Heerenveen
Senior career*
2003–2008 SC Heerenveen 58 (1)
2008–2010 LASK Linz 52 (9)
2010–2012 FC Luzern 18 (0)
2011–2012Rapid Wien (loan) 23 (0)
2012–2013 Rapid Wien 10 (0)
2014 Wiener Viktoria 11 (0)
2014– 16 Ethnikos Achna 54 (0)
2016– 17 EN Paralimni 24 (2)
2017– Wiener Viktoria 0 (0)
National team
Austria U17 8 (0)
Austria U19 13 (1)
Austria U21 19 (3)
2006– Austria 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of Dec 24, 2017

Thomas Prager (born 13 September 1985) is an Austrian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Wiener Viktoria.

Austria Federal republic in Central Europe

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country of nearly 9 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The territory of Austria covers 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi). The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other local official languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.

Association football team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield.


Club career

Prager was lured away by Heerenveen from FC Stadlau and played 5 years for the Frisians but never managed to claim a regular spot in the starting line-up. [1] He did not feature in the 2008–09 plans of Heerenveen manager Trond Sollied and was transferred to LASK Linz. [2] In the summer of 2010, he was signed transfer free by FC Luzern. On 1 July 2011, he was loaned to Austrian club SK Rapid Wien for one year, with the option of a further year.

LASK Linz association football club in Austria

Linzer Athletik-Sport-Klub, commonly known as LASK Linz or simply LASK, is an Austrian association football club, from the Upper-Austrian state capital Linz. It is the oldest football club hailing from that region, and plays in the Austrian Football Bundesliga, the top tier of Austrian football. The club's colours are black and white. The women's football department plays in the second highest division of Austrian women's football.

FC Luzern association football club in Switzerland

Fussball-Club Luzern, or simply abbreviated to FCL, is a Swiss sports club based in Lucerne. It is best known for its professional football team, which plays in the Super League, the top tier of the Swiss football league system, and has won the national title once and the national cup twice.

SK Rapid Wien association football club in Austria

Sportklub Rapid Wien, commonly known as Rapid Vienna, is an Austrian football club playing in the country's capital city of Vienna. Rapid is the most successful Austrian football club, having won 32 Austrian championship titles, including the first ever title in the season 1911–12, as well as a German championship in 1941 during Nazi rule. Rapid twice reached the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1985 and 1996, losing on both occasions.

International career

He made his debut for Austria on 23 May 2006 in a 4-1 friendly defeat against Croatia but was left out of the EURO 2008 squad. He has earned 14 caps, scoring one goal.

Austria national football team mens national association football team representing Austria

The Austria national football team is the association football team that represents Austria in international competition and is controlled by the Austrian Football Association . 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 2016.

Croatia national football team national association football team

The Croatia national football team represents Croatia in international association football matches. The team is controlled by the Croatian Football Federation (HNS), the nation's governing body for football, and is widely supported throughout the country due to the ever-present popularity of the sport. Most home matches are played at the Stadion Maksimir in Zagreb or though other smaller venues are also used occasionally. They are one of the youngest national teams to reach the knockout stage of a major tournament, as well as the youngest team to occupy the top 10 in the FIFA World Rankings.

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