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Étienne Mattler

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Full nameÉtienne Mattler
Height1.91 m
Playing positionFull back

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Étienne Mattler (25 December 1905 23 March 1986) was a French international footballer, nicknamed Le Lion de Belfort.

Mattler, born in Belfort, played for the clubs US Belfort (1921 1927), Troyes AC (1927 1929), and FC Sochaux (1929 1946) where he won two Ligue 1 titles in 1935 and 1938 and one Coupe de France in 1937.

For the national team, he won 46 caps and participated in the 1930, 1934, and 1938 World Cups, being one of five players to have appeared in all three of the pre-war World Cups. He died at 80 years old.

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