István Avar, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


István Avar

Hungarian footballer

Date of Birth: 28-May-1905

Place of Birth: Arad, Arad County, Romania

Date of Death: 15-Oct-1977

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Hungary, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About István Avar

  • István Avar (German: Stefan Auer, Romanian: ?tefan Auer) (28 May 1905 – 13 October 1977) was a footballer and manager of German descent who at various times competed for both Hungary and Romania.
  • 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 in 1977, aged 72.

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