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Die Jeno Buzanszky, member of the legendary Hungarian fifties

Die Jeno Buzanszky, member of the legendary Hungarian fifties

  The last survivor of the legendary Hungarian football team of the decade of the fifties, Jeno Buzanszky, died Sunday at the age of 89 after a long illness, his family football magazine Four-Four-Two reported.
Buzanszky, 49 times capped defender on the team known as the 'Magical Magyars', was in critical condition since December 12, when he admitted to a hospital for surgery.
He debuted for Hungary in 1950 and lived the best years in the history of the team, which was undefeated for six years until 1956, with the exception of the World Cup final-1954 Switzerland lost to West Germany (3-2 ).
The scorer of that legendary Hungarian Ferenc Puskas, died in 2006, while in June passed the goalkeeper Gyula Grosics, leaving Buzanszky as the last of the big names on campus.
In Hungary, Buzanszky won Olympic gold in 1952 and lived Helsinki-historic 6-3 over England at Wembley, which was the first defeat of the British in their temple in London against a team from continental Europe.
Buzanszky also played five games of the 1954 world silver medalist Hungary.

  Source: AFP | 11/01/2015 - 21:59