Paul Scharner

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Birthday
11, 1980
Birthplace
Austria
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Austria

About

Versatile Austrian soccer player famous not only as a defender but for being able to play nearly midfield position. He is remembered forhis days with teams like Austria Wien, where he won the Austrian Supercup, Austrian Bundesliga, and OFB Cup in 2003.

Before Fame

He was raised in Purgstall an der Erlauf, where he began playing with the local club SVG Purgstall at age seven.

Trivia

He was named as SK Brann's Player of the Year in 2005 and Wigan Athletic's Player of the Year in 2008.

Family Life

He has sons named Paul, Constantin and Benedict.

Associated With

He and Englishman Leighton Baines have both won the Wigan Athletic's Player of the Year award.