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André Abegglen

Personal information
Date of birth7 March 1909
Date of death8 November 1944(age 35)
Height1.68 m
Playing positionStriker

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André "Trello" Abegglen (7 March 1909 8 November 1944) was a Swiss football forward. He played for Grasshopper-Club Zürich, the French club FC Sochaux-Montbéliard and the Swiss national team, for whom he appeared in two World Cups. He is the brother of Max Abegglen and Jean Abegglen, both players of the Swiss national team.

In France, with Sochaux, he was the league champion in 1935 and 1938, and was the top goalscorer of the 1935 tournament, with 30 goals in 28 appearances.

Abbeglen played in the 1934 FIFA World Cup, scoring one goal, and in the 1938 FIFA World Cup, where he scored a hat-trick in the first round replay match against Germany, won by Switzerland 4 2. In total, he scored 29 goals in 52 matches for the Swiss team.

He died in 1944, at the age of just 35.

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