Law Adam

Lawrence "Law" Adam (11 June 1908 15 May 1941) was a Dutch-Swiss football player who played as a forward. He was born in Probolinggo, Dutch East Indies and died in Surabaya, Dutch East Indies.[1] Law Adam is reportedly the first European footballer to use the Scissors move, also known as the step over, earning the nickname "Adam the Scissorsman" in the 1920s and 1930s.[2]

Law Adam
Personal information
Full name Lawrence Adam
Date of birth (1908-06-11)11 June 1908
Place of birth Probolinggo, Dutch East Indies
Date of death 15 May 1941(1941-05-15) (aged 32)
Place of death Surabaya, Dutch East Indies
Position(s) Forward[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
00001927 HVV
19271933 Grasshoppers
1933 HVV
National team
1929 Switzerland 1 (0)
19301931 Netherlands 11 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only