Kertesz, Gyula : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Kertesz, Gyula

The oldest of three Jewish brothers who played for the Hungarian National soccer team, Gyula Kertesz was a center forward who appeared in one international game. His brother Adolf Kertesz (the youngest) appeared in 11 games while Vilmos Kertesz (the most famous of the three), appeared in 47 games and scored 11 goals. All three brothers played for the club team MTK Budapest in the top league in Hungary.

Birth and Death Dates:
d. Feb. 29, 1888 - d. May 1982


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From the Ghetto to the Games: Jewish Athletes in Hungary, by Andrew Handler (Boulder, Colorado: East European Monographs, 1985)