Ernst Lörtscher

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Ernst Lörtscher
Personal information
Date of birth (1913-03-15)15 March 1913
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania[1]
Date of death 30 November 1993
Place of death Switzerland
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Forward Morges
BSC Young Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1943 Servette
National team
1934–1938 Switzerland 21 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ernst Lörtscher (15 March 1913 – 30 November 1993) was a Swiss footballer. He played for Servette Genf[2] and the Switzerland national football team, for whom he appeared in the 1938 FIFA World Cup, during which he would become the first player in the Event's history to score an own goal. This distinction occurred during Switzerland's 4–2 replay match victory against Nazi Germany on 9 June.