Puskas: Madrid, Magyars and the Amazing Adventures of the World's Greatest Goalscorer

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Ferenc Puskas was the greatest goalscorer football has known, but that is only part of his story. He was the star of the state-sponsored army team of Hungary, Honved, and the national team that won Olympic gold, reached the final of the World Cup and humiliated England 6-3 and 7-1 in matches that became landmarks in world football. As Budapest burned with the Hungarian Uprising of 1957, Honved were in Vienna preparing for a match in Madrid. With tensions on the rise and the hard-line communist regime enforcing its authority ...

Puskas: Madrid, Magyars and the Amazing Adventures of the World's Greatest Goalscorer 2015, Freight Books, Glasgow

ISBN-13: 9781910449455

Hungarian

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