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    Andrzej Iwan, 1982 World Cup medallist from Poland, has died

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    Andrzej Iwan, a football player and coach, has died. Between 1978 and 1987, he represented Poland in football. He was a participant in the 1978 World Cup and the silver medallist of the 1982 World Cup. He died in Krakow, where he lived permanently.

    Andrzej Iwan’s death was reported on social media – the information was also confirmed by journalist Krzysztof Stanowski, whose programmes Iwan often used to appear in. He had been shying away from media activity for some time, having struggled with serious health problems for years. 

    Fans remembered him as an excellent football player and uncompromising football expert. He wrote down the story of his colourful life years ago in his book ‘Spalony’.

    Andrzej Iwan played 29 times in the Polish national squad, scoring 11 goals. He was a player of clubs from Krakow (Wanda, Wisla), as well as Górnik Zabrze, Vfl Bochum and Aris Thessaloniki.

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