István Avar

Forward, Football player

1905 – 1977

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Who was István Avar?

István Avar was footballer of German descent who at various times competed for both Hungary and Romanian. He played for Újpest FC, most famous for playing for the Hungarian national team in the 1934 World Cup. He was born in Arad, Romania.

With Újpest, Avar won the Mitropa Cup in 1929, being the competition's top scorer with ten goals, and the Coupe des Nations in 1930.

After 1941, he became the player-manager of Kaposvári Rákóczi. He died in Kaposvár.

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Born
May 28, 1905
Arad
Also known as
  • Istvan Avar
Nationality
  • Hungary
  • Romania
  • Austria
Lived in
  • Arad
Died
Oct 15, 1977
Kaposvár

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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