Peter Pacult
Peter Pacult is an Austria
Austria , officially the Republic of Austria , is a landlocked country of roughly 8.4 million people in Central Europe. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the...

n former international football
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 player who is now manager of RB Leipzig
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Club career

A prolific striker, however not for the national team, Pacult started his career at Vienna side Floridsdorfer AC before turning professional with Wiener SC
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. He joined Austrian giants Rapid Wien four years later, losing the UEFA Cup Winners Cup Final in 1985 against Everton
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. He moved on to and won two league titles with FC Tirol Innsbruck
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, with whom he was the top goal scorer in the 1990–91 European Cup alongside Jean-Pierre Papin
Jean-Pierre Papin
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In 1993 he moved abroad to help 1860 München win promotion to the German Bundesliga. He finished his career at the other big Vienna club, Austria, in 1996.

International career

He made his debut for Austria
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 in October 1982 against Northern Ireland
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 but was not considered for the 1990 FIFA World Cup
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. He earned 24 caps, scoring one goal. His last international was a November 1993 World Cup qualification match against Sweden
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  • Austrian Football Bundesliga (2):
    • 1989, 1990
  • Austrian Cup
    Austrian Cup
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    • 1985, 1989
  • Austrian Bundesliga Top Goalscorer (1):
    • 1989

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