Gyorgy Sarosi

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Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jun 20, 1993 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1912
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Jun 20, 1993 (80)

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He became a longtime manager after retirement, coaching nine different teams from 1948 to 1963.

Family Life

His father, a tailor from Budapest, changed the family last name to Stefanicsics to sound more Hungarian.

Associated With

He and Ferenc Puskas both played for the Hungarian national team.