Ferenc Purczeld Biró was born on the 2nd of April 1927, in Budapest, Hungary; died in the 17th of November 2007, he was more commonly known as Ferenc Puskas.

Ferenc Puskas was a legendary Hungarian football player and manager. He was regarded to be one of the greatest footballer players of all times. He scored 84 goals in 85 international matches for Hungary which is pretty much remarkable. He also had 514 goals in 529 matches in the Hungarian and Spanish leagues and he was also regarded to the best shooter in the history of football by some.

Teams: Kispest Honved and Real Madrid

Position Forward
Height / weight 1.72 m /
Born 2 Apr 1927
Died 17 Nov 2006 (79 years)
Nationality Hungary Hungary
Team History
132 real madrid Madrid 1958 - 1966
1574 budapest honved Budapest Honved 1943 - 1956

Team Honors: • European Cup: 1959, 60, 66.• World Club Championship: 1960• Spanish Championships: 1961, 62, 63, 64, 65.• Spanish Cup: 1962• Hungarian Championship: 1950, 52, 54, 55.• Olympic Gold Medal: 1952, Helsinki

Individual Honors:• European Cup Top Scorer (12 goals)(7 goals): 1960, 1964• Silver Ball European Footballer of the Year France Football: 1960• Pichichi Trophy: 1959–60, 1960–61, 1962–63, 1963–64• Hungarian Top Goalscorer: 1947–48, 1949–50, 1950, 1953• World Player of the Year: 1952, 1953

Puskás became a coach and managed teams in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia after he retired as a player. In 1971, he guided Panathinaikos FC to the European Cup final which is the only time a Greek club has ever reached a European final to date. Panathinaikos then pulled off the shock of the competition with a comeback in their semi-final against Red Star Belgrade after beating Everton. He was also inducted into the International Football Hall of Fame (IFHOF).

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