Now that the UEFA Nations league and the World Cup Football preparations for Qatar are well on its way, it is a good opportunity at one of the sport’s legends.
Ernest Erbstein, aka Ernest Egri-Erbstein was a Jewish-Hungarian football player and He was involved in football as a player and coach in several countries, but he was most noted for his association with Italian football.
Erbstein moved to Torino in 1938 to play for the team , but because of World War II and the fact that he was Jewish he returned to Hungary.
He, his wife Jolan and their two daughters all survived the holocaust.
In 1944 he was imprisoned in a slave labour camp near Budapest along together with another great Jewish footballer Béla Guttmann,who also survived the Holocaust . They found out that their labour brigade of Jewish men was about to be deported to a most…
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