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Gyula Bíró

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Date of birth10 May 1890
Place of birthHungary, Budapest
Date of death1961
Place of deathMexico City, Mexico
Playing positionMidfielder, Forward

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Gyula Bíró (10 May 1890 - 1961) was a Jewish-Hungarian football (soccer) player and manager. As part of Hungary, Bíró completed at 1912 Olympics.

Bíró spent his career as player playing for MTK Hungária FC, where he made first team debut in 1905 as the age of 15 as midfielder. Later he also played as forward. He retired from football as player at the age of 26 after playing 135 games in the Hungarian League and scoring 17 goals.

He started his coaching career with FC Nuremberg in 1920, before moving to Poland in 1923, where he coached Hasmonea Lwów and later the olimpic national team in 1924. He later returned to Germany as coach of FC Saarbrücken during the 1926-27 season.

Bíró coached FC Baia Mare in Romania in 1930s, before moving to the Spanish squad Atletico Marte. He left Europe before the start of the World War II and went to Mexico. He worked as an engineer too in the places where he lived, and he died at the age of 71 in Mexico.

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