Illustration: Soccer Match, Hungary

Illustration: Soccer Match, Hungary

Illustration of a Soccer Match in Hungary

Illustration of a Soccer Match in Hungary

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license: public domain
source: Wikimedia Commons
author: Molnár Lajos (1857–1905)

A black and white illustration depicts a group of men playing soccer. Four men are in the foreground, one of them kicking the ball.


Illustration: 1879


This image was published in the 1879 text Atlétikai Gyakorlatok by Molnár Lajos (1857–1905). This is the earliest known depiction of soccer (association football) in Hungary.

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