Commemorative plaque of Tibor Simon in Budapest District IX, Üllői street No 129 (FTC Stadium).
|Date of birth||1 September 1965|
|Place of birth||Budapest, Hungary|
|Date of death||23 April 2002 36)(aged|
|Place of death||Budapest, Hungary|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1996–1997||→ BVSC Budapest (loan)||10||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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Simon, who played as a defender, spent his entire professional club career with Ferencváros, and also earned 16 caps at international level for Hungary,including three FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.
He also managed FC Sopron between 2001 and 2002.
On 21 April 2002, Simon was beaten to death by security personnel outside a pub in Budapest, dying two days later.Three of the four men arrested for his murder were later freed.
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