Teodor Anioła

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Teodor Anioła
Personal information
Date of birth 4 November 1925
Place of birth Poznań, Poland
Date of death 10 July 1993(1993-07-10) (aged 67)
Place of death Poznań, Poland
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1961 Lech Poznań 196 (141)
National team
1950–1954 Poland 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Teodor Anioła (4 November 1925 in Poznań – 10 July 1993 in Poznań) was a Polish and Lech Poznań footballer who, during the seasons when he hit his top form (1949–51), earned the nickname "Diabeł" ("Devil") for his performances as a midfielder and right-winger, which in total brought him 141 goals in 196 Polish First league games.

He has been voted Poznań's most popular sportsman in history, also in the 1985 survey in Poznań's local newspaper was voted the greatest athlete of the last 40 years, he scored three goals in seven international appearances for the Polish team.

Teodor Anioła was the brother of fellow Polish league player Jan Anioła.


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