Marco Knaller

Marco Pops in 2011

Marco Pops ( born March 26, 1987 in Villach) is an Austrian football goalkeeper.


Coming from FC Lustenau 07 he joined in 2009 the amateurs of the 1st FC Kaiserslautern. He was also fourth goalkeeper in the first team of the club and in the season 2010/11 third goalkeeper. On July 1, 2012, he moved to Austrian Bundesliga Up Wolfberger AC. For the 2013/14 season changed Pops for SV Sandhausen.


Marco blast comes from a football-mad family. His father Wolfgang came to over 700 professional league games. His son was also his biggest supporters in adolescence as Goalkeeping talent in him. Marcos Uncle Walter was also many years of working in professional football and is currently Academy Director of FC Admira Wacker Mödling. Christopher, the son of Walter bangers and thus Marcos cousin, was also a professional football player who, however, is currently only active in the amateur field.