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About Ferenc Puskás
Ferenc Puskás was a legendary Hungarian soccer player who goes down in history as one of the best goal scorers that the game has ever seen. Mostly used as a striker, Puskás made his mark as a player for Spanish giants Real Madrid. He also played for Budapest Honvéd in his home country.
He scored 84 goals from 85 appearances for the Hungarian national team. He helped his team to the grand finale of the FIFA World Cup in 1954. He later switched nationality and played for the Spanish national team from 1961.
As a manager
He managed a variety of clubs after retiring as a professional footballer. These teams include Real Murcia, Sol de América, Hércules, Vancouver Royals, and Hungary.
- Margit Bíró
- Ferenc Puskás Sr.
Erzsébet Hunyadvári (divorced in 2006)
- Ballon d'Or Silver Award – 1960
- World Soccer Player of the Year – 1953
- UEFA Golden Player – “Greatest Hungarian Footballer of the last 50 Years”
- Golden Foot – winner – 2006
He died of pneumonia.
He was 1.72 meters tall.
He was dubbed "The Galloping Major" because he was an army officer.
He assisted Real Madrid to win five La Liga trophies and three European Cups.
In 2009, FIFA named its “Goal of the Year” award after him.
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F.A.Q. about Ferenc Puskás
When is his birthday?
Ferenc Puskás's birthday is on April 2, 1927.
In how many days is his birthday?
Ferenc's birthday is in 71 days
How old was Ferenc when he died?
He was 79 years old.
When did he die?
He died in November 17, 2006.
How old would he be today?
Ferenc Puskás would be 94 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Ferenc from?
He was born in Budapest, Hungary.
What was Ferenc Puskás's height?
He was 5′ 8″ (1.72m) tall.
Ferenc Puskás's Popularity
Ferenc Puskás was a famous Hungarian soccer player, who was born on April 2, 1927. As a person born on this date, Ferenc Puskás is listed in our database as the 42nd most popular celebrity for the day (April 2) and the 30th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on April 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Ferenc Puskás is the 1170th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Ferenc Puskás's birthday, Ferenc Puskás is the 10th most famous Hungarian and ranks 8th in famous people born in Budapest, Hungary.
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