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György Orth

György Orth
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).
The native form of this personal name is Orth György. This article uses the Western name order.

György Orth (30 April 1901 – 11 January 1962) was an Hungarian footballer and manager from Budapest. As well as being involved in football in his homeland, he also managed in Italy, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Portugal. One of best footballers of his generation, György Orth was a midfielder or forward renowned for his technique and pace.

Playing career

He started his playing career off with hometown side Vasas, before first experiencing Italian football with a spell at Pisa. Before retirement from playing Orth returned to Budapest in the form of a move to MTK Budapest. He was an important player for the Hungary national team in the interwar era but a serious knee injury suffered in 1926 stymied his playing career.

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