|Full name||Paul Halla|
|Date of birth||10 April 1931|
|Place of birth||Graz, Austria|
|Date of death||6 December 2005(aged 74)|
|Place of death||Vienna, Austria|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Paul Halla (10 April 1931 in Graz – 6 December 2005 in Vienna) was an Austrian football player. He played as midfielderfor Sturm Graz, Grazer AK and Rapid Wien. He also played for the Austrian national football team. With the team he was participant of the 1954- and 1958 FIFA World Cup.
Career[change | change source]
Halla began his career at SK Sturm Graz as a youth player, but played for city rivals Grazer AK from 1951 to 1953 as a right midfielder. 1953 he went to Vienna to play for SK Rapid Wien. For Rapid he played 289 matches and scored 39 goals. In the 1964-65 season he was team captain.  He played 346 matches for them until 1965. The last two seasons he played for SC helfort Wien.
On 23 November 1952 he debuted for the national team in a match against Portugal (1-1). His last match was on 13 June 1965 versus Hungary.  he played 34 international matches and scored two goals.
Honours[change | change source]
- Austrian Football Bundesliga (5):
- 1954, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1964
- Austrian Cup (1):
- FIFA World Cup
- 1958 3rd place