Qualifying for seven world cups, the Austrian national football team has been a source of national pride for over years. Between February. The Austria national football team (German: Österreichische Fußballnationalmannschaft) is the association football team that represents the country of Austria in Di., 5. Sep. Austrian captain and Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, after his team. Against Cameroon, Pierre Njanka 's goal was cancelled out by Anton Polster 's late strike. COM GET YOUR EXCLUSIVE, FREE WEEKLY BETTING AND STATS GUIDE REGISTER NOW. Despite playing against the Germans, it wasn't perceived as one of the most difficult groups, since Turkey and Belgium, the main contenders for the play-off spot, both struggled in the previous World Cup qualifiers. It was a sign for things to come. The qualifying round of the Austrian team decided on points and goal difference with the same with Sweden in the first place, so that a play between these two teams to qualify in Gelsenkirchen should be discharged. Moldova , 24 March INJ. In front of a record crowd of over 90, spectators, made possible by the expansion of the Prater Stadium, the team could beat 3—1 to Soviet Union and Spain 3—0. On 28 March, FIFA was notified that the Austrian FA had been abolished, resulting in the nation's withdrawal from the World Cup. Georg Schmidt Felix Latzke. This Austria team, coached by Helmut Senekowitsch , is widely regarded as the best post-WWII Austrian football team ever.