Austria Released Stamp on Football Club

\"\"The attractive design of this commemorative stamp, being issued on the occasion of the centenary of the Austrian football club, FK Austria Vienna, shows the club's emblem and photographic portraits of the four highly revered former captains, Luigi Hussak, Walter Nausch, Ernst Fiala und Herbert Prohaska.
The “Violets” as they are lovingly called after the team's colours, have been based in the Favoriten district of Vienna since 1973, and the club's history dates back to 1911, when the ” Wiener Amateur-Sportverein” (Viennese Amateur Sport Club) was founded by former players from the “Vienna Cricket and Football club” It has had its current name of Austria since the club became professional on 18th November 1926.

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