Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: WEISZ Arpad Hungarian Football Coach #hungary


Bob Friedman
 

A contemporary of Weisz's, Bela Guttmann, was more fortunate and =
survived, going on to coach
Portugal's Benfica to two European Cups in the 1960s. His biography, =
"The Greatest Comeback," was
published in London in 2017 and fleshes out the story of Jews in European=
football before, during,
and after the Shoah.

www.bitebackpublishing.com/books/the-greatest-comeback-from-genocide-to-f=
ootball-glory

Bob Friedman
Brooklyn, NY

On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:24:19 -0700, "Vivian Kahn vkahn@..." =
<h-sig@...> wrote:

Arpad Weisz, a Hungarian Jew, was a member of the Hungarian squad at the=
1924 Summer Olympics in Paris and the youngest coach to win the =
championship in Italy but Fascist Italy, its racism and its violence =
didn't spare him. Watch a short film based on a graphic novel by Matteo =
Matteucco YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DvdqK1LUsPzo and =
read his biography at =
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81rp%C3%A1d_Weisz.

Vivian Kahn,Oakland, California
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