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Alfréd Schaffer

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Alfréd Schaffer (13 February 1893 30 August 1945) was a Hungarian footballer who has the distinction of playing for a record number of professional clubs; he played for a total of 21 clubs in a 15 year career which lasted from 1910 1925.

He joined MTK Hungária FC in 1915 and helped the club win 3 consecutive league titles, and in the latter two of those seasons (1917 18 and 1918 19) he was the top European league goalscorer.

After his playing days ended he became a football manager, and coached clubs such as 1. FC Nuremberg (for whom he also played), AS Roma and Ferencváros. He also coached Hungary at the 1938 FIFA World Cup.

He died in the town of Prien am Chiemsee in 1945.

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