AUSTRIA NATIONAL TEAM


Fifa World Cup “FRANCE 98”


Austria vs Italy


Match Worn Shirt


Konsel Michael


Did you Know?

This shirt was worn by Michael Konsel in the second half of the FIFA World Cup “FRANCE 98” Group B stage’s game between Austria and Italy which took place in Paris, Stade de France, on June 23rd 1998. Italy defeated Austria 2-0. The shirt was swapped by Konsel with an Italy team’s player who we got it from. Konsel made his debut for Austria in an October 1985 friendly match against Yugoslavia, and was a participant at the 1990 and 1998 FIFA World Cup, serving as a back-up to Klaus Lindenberger in the former edition of the tournament. He earned 43 caps at international level in total (no goals scored). His international farewell match was an August 1998 friendly against France, in which game he was substituted by his eternal rival for Austria’s first goalkeeper jersey, Franz Wohlfahrt.

AUSTRIA NATIONAL TEAM


1998-1999


Match Worn Shirt


Did you Know?

The Austria national football team (Österreichische Fußballnationalmannschaft) 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.