Versatile attacker who played striker and center to help his Hungarian national team reach the 1938 World Cup Finals. He spent his entire 18-year career with Ferencvaros, scoring 351 goals in 383 games between 1930 and 1948.
Both he and his brother were avid soccer players, and both were spotted by a scout as teenagers and invited to play for the local Ferencvaros club.
He became a longtime manager after retirement, coaching nine different teams from 1948 to 1963.
His father, a tailor from Budapest, changed the family last name to Stefanicsics to sound more Hungarian.
He and Ferenc Puskas both played for the Hungarian national team.