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Karl Burger

Full name: Karl Burger
Nickname(s): Karle
Gender: Male
Born: December 26, 1883 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: October 3, 1959 in Freudenstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: SpVgg Fürth, Fürth (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football


Karl Burger was a member of the German soccer team at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. He started his soccer career as a goalkeeper, but was later became an internationally recognized center half and inside half. His trainer was the British coach William Townley. Burger played for Sportfreunde Stuttgart (1895-1901), Schwaben Augsburg (1901-07), SpVgg Fürth (1907-14), again for Sportfreunde Stuttgart (1914-17), Dresdner SC (1917-20), and eventually for MTV Augsburg. In 1914 he helped Fürth to win the German Championship against VfB Leipzig (3-2). Burger earned one international cap. He was a businessman, who owned a hotel in Waibstadt after his active career, later a restaurant and a cinema.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Football Men's Football Germany GER 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Football Germany GER Final Standings 9T 1912-06-29 1 0 0
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Football Germany GER Consolation Round - Round One Match #2 1 1912-07-01 GER 16, RUS 0 1
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