Former Austrian international Volkan Kahraman, 43-year-old died on Wednesday murdered in the middle of the street in Vienna after an argument with a man. Let’s see more details.
Volkan Kahraman’s attacker took his own life.
The former Austrian international Volkan Kahraman43, died on Wednesday, murdered in the middle of the street in Vienna after a dispute with a man, who ended up committing suicide, the electronic press in Austria reported on Wednesday.
According to the Kronenzeitung newspaper, the former soccer player had a heated discussion with another man in a cafeteria, who go out into the street he took out a gun, and shot him in the head.
In addition to Kahraman, someone else is said to have died in the shooting. It is said to be the person with whom the former Feyeno player had a fight. The second body was found near the crime scene.
El exfutbolista Volkan Kahraman, que llegó a ser un ídolo en su país, ha sido asesinado con un disparo en la cabeza tras discutir con un hombre en una cafetería. Hay conmoción en Austria por su traumática muerte. Vía El Español pic.twitter.com/LTuG0rTLHo
— Manu Heredia (@ManuHeredia21) February 8, 2023
Cause of Death
Volkan Kahraman passed away at the age of 43. This was confirmed by his ex-clubs FK Austria Wien and Favoritner AC. The former ÖFB team player was the victim of an act of violence in Vienna-Simmering on Wednesday morning. Kahraman’s relatives have asked for privacy about the exact circumstances.
The ex-soccer player had had a heated discussion with another man in a cafeteria, who, as he went out into the street, pulled out a gun and shot him in the head.
About Volkan Kahraman
Born in Vienna to a family of Turkish immigrants, the footballer retired in 2010 after playing several years for lower-league Austrian clubs.
The former midfielder, considered at the end of the 1990s as one of the great promises of football in Austria, began his professional career at Feyenoord Rotterdam, at just 17 years of age.
Kahraman went through the last phase of his youth academy at Feyenoord, for which he played one match in the main squad. Trainer Leo Beenhakker had him fill in in November 1997 at the age of seventeen in the final phase of the Eredivisie match with De Graafschap.
He was transferred in 1998 to Excelsior Rotterdam, also in the Dutch top division, where he played three seasons after failing to establish himself in the Dutch club team.
After playing for Pasching in the Austrian Bundesliga for two successful seasons, Kahraman was selected for the national squad of Austria, for whom he appeared in three games in 2002.
In 2017, Kahraman stood in the parliamentary elections as a candidate for the Austrian People’s Party ÖVP, although he was not elected as an MP.
Club Career and Career Journey
The Austro-Turk chose an unusual route and started his professional career in the Netherlands. He made his debut with Feyenoord and later transferred to Excelsior, a rival team in the same city. After a brief stint in Turkey, he returned to his native country in 2001, where he made his breakthrough at ASK Pasching. After finishing the 2001–2002 season with the team in the second division, he was promoted to the Bundesliga. Shortly after, in August 2002, he made his debut for the national team, for which he played three times up until November of that same year.
In January 2003, Kahraman went to Wiener Austria, where he celebrated his greatest career success by winning the Bundesliga championship at the end of the season. He then played for Austria Salzburg, LASK, and again for Pasching before his professional career ended in 2006 at the age of 26 with a move to the Ostliga in Schwadorf. After his playing days, Kahraman also worked as a trainer in said league, for Simmering and Karabakh, among others. Most recently, he trained Ostbahn until the end of last season.
Former Austrian international Volkan Kahraman, 43, was murdered this Wednesday in the middle of the street in Vienna after a dispute with a man, who ended up committing suicide, the electronic press in Austria reported today. This news became very shocking to society.
Sporting Obituary posted a condolence message to Volkan Kahraman. It says that
RIP Volkan Kahraman (43) Austrian international who made his debut against #SUI in 2002. Won all his caps at SVPasching. His career started at Feyenoord before going to Turkey, many sides in Austria & a short spell at SkodaXanthi. He Was shot dead by a friend.
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