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Sándor Gellér (12 July 1925 - 13 March 1996) was a Hungarian Olympic soccer player who played goalkeeper.[1][2][3][4][5] He was Jewish, and was born in Vesszős, Romania.[6][7][8][9]

Sándor Gellér
Personal information
Date of birth (1925-07-12)12 July 1925
Place of birth Vesszős, Romania
Date of death 13 March 1996(1996-03-13) (aged 70)
Place of death Budapest, Hungary
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1947 Püspökladányi SC
1947–1962 MTK Budapest 260 (0)
National team
1950–1956 Hungary 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He won a gold medal with the Hungarian national team on 2 August at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.[1][2] He played with Budapesti Vörös Lobogó between 1954 and 1955, and in the 1954 FIFA World Cup for Hungary.[10]

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  1. ^ a b Bob Wechsler (2008). Day by day in Jewish sports history. KTAV Publishing House, Inc. ISBN 1-60280-013-8. Retrieved 25 December 2010.
  2. ^ a b Joseph Siegman (2000). Jewish sports legends: the International Jewish Hall of Fame. Brassey's. ISBN 1-57488-284-8. Retrieved 25 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Football: Sandor Geller". Footballdatabase.eu. 12 July 1925. Retrieved 25 December 2010.
  4. ^ "1969 European Championship for Men: Hungary". fiba.com. Retrieved 25 December 2010.
  5. ^ "Olympic Games". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 25 December 2010.
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  7. ^ Day by Day in Jewish Sports History - Bob Wechsler
  8. ^ From the Ghetto to the Games: Jewish Athletes in Hungary - Andrew Handler
  9. ^ Everyman's Judaica: An Encyclopedic Dictionary
  10. ^ "Sandor Geller". Usa.worldfootball.net. 20 December 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2010.

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