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Date of Birth16 Nov 1881

Coaching history at FIFA tournaments

  • 10 Appearances
  • 6 Wins 0 Draw 4 Losses
  • DebutOlympic Football Tournament Stockholm 1912Italy 2 - 3 Finland

In the 1930s Austria laid claim to a team whose quality and verve sent legitimate shockwaves throughout Europe. The mastermind and father of this Wunderteam often mentioned in the same breath as the great Hungarian side of the 1950s and Brazil of 1970, was Hugo Meisl.


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