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István Avar

Personal information
Full nameIstván Avar/Ştefan Auer
Place of birthArad, Austria-Hungary
Place of deathKaposvár, Hungary
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9.2 in)
Playing positionForward

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István Avar ( ) (28 May 1905 - 15 October 1977) was a Romanian-Hungarian footballer and a legend of 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.

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