AUS­TRIA’S FOOT­BALL AND VOL­LEY­BALL TEAMS FIN­ISH STRONG

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At the Euro­pean Women’s Foot­ball Cham­pi­onship in the Nether­lands, Aus­tria’s team made it to the semi­fi­nals, spark­ing wide­spread en­thu­si­asm from their coun­try­men (and -women) who are un­ac­cus­tomed to foot­ball glory. Shortly af­ter, it was the men’s time to shine as Aus­tria’s duo of Clemens Dop­pler and Alexan­der Horst eked out an ex­cel­lent sil­ver medal at the Beach Vol­ley­ball World Cham­pi­onship in Vi­enna.

NEED TO KNOW

The self-de­clared “sport na­tion” Aus­tria is alive and kicking.

WHAT OTH­ERS SAID

“I will get my shirt signed, framed and hang it on the wall. I hope I can tell my chil­dren about it one day.” - Nina Burger, cap­tain of the Aus­trian women’s foot­ball team.

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