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István Avar

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Role  Footballer
Place of death  Kaposvar, Hungary
Height  1.76 m
Playing position  Forward
Position  Forward
Name  Istvan Avar

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Full name  Istvan Avar / Stefan Auer
Date of birth  (1905-05-28)28 May 1905
Date of death  13 October 1977(1977-10-13) (aged 72)
Died  October 13, 1977, Kaposvar, Hungary

Place of birth  Arad, Austria-Hungary

István Avar (German: Stefan Auer, Romanian: Ștefan Auer) (28 May 1905 – 13 October 1977) was footballer 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.


  • Divizia A 73 matches - 56 goals
  • First Division Hungary 150 matches - 162 goals
  • Topscorer of Divizia A 1940 - 21 goals
  • Romanian Cup 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940
  • European Cups (Mitropa Cup) (7 matches - 1 goal)
  • References

    István Avar Wikipedia

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