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|Artist||Nationaal Archief, Den Haag, Rijksfotoarchief: Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Fotopersbureau (ANEFO), 1945-1989 - negatiefstroken zwart/wit, nummer toegang 2.24.01.05, bestanddeelnummer 906-0012|
|Credit||Nationaal Archief Fotocollectie Anefo|
|Desc||Kubala in het shirt van FC Barcelona tijdens een demonstratiewedstrijd van de FIFA|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 nl|
László Kubala is ...
|Born||10 June 1927 in Budapest|
|Died||17 May 2002 in Barcelona|
|Age||74 years, 11 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||Hungary, Spain, Poland and Czechoslovakia|
|Occupation||association football player and association football manager|
|Awards||Great Cross of the Royal Order of Sports Merit|
|Member of sports team||FC Barcelona, ŠK Slovan Bratislava, Ferencvárosi TC, FC Zürich, Vasas SC, RCD Espanyol, Catalonia national football team, Aurora Pro Patria 1919, Toronto Falcons, Czechoslovakia national football team, Hungary national football team, Spain national football team, Europe XI, Europe XI and Aurora Pro Patria 1919|
About László Kubala
László Kubala was a Hungarian footballer who became a legend in the sport. Born on June 10, 1927, in Budapest, Kubala's family moved to Czechoslovakia when he was a child. He began playing football at a young age and quickly gained a reputation as a talented player.
Kubala's career took off when he joined Ferencvárosi TC in 1944. He quickly became one of the team's star players and helped them win the Hungarian League in 1949. In 1950, Kubala was selected to play for the Hungarian national team, and he helped them win the Olympic gold medal in 1952.
In 1951, Kubala was offered a contract to play for FC Barcelona, and he quickly became a fan favorite. He played for the team for nine seasons and helped them win four La Liga titles and two Copa del Rey trophies. Kubala was known for his incredible skill on the field, and he was often compared to other great players like Pelé and Maradona.
After retiring from playing, Kubala went on to become a successful coach. He coached several teams, including FC Barcelona, and helped them win the Copa del Rey in 1981.
Kubala passed away in 2002, but his legacy in the sport of football lives on. He was inducted into the Hungarian Football Hall of Fame in 1997 and the FC Barcelona Hall of Fame in 2009.
- "László Kubala." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2021.
- "László Kubala." FC Barcelona. FC Barcelona, n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2021.
- "László Kubala." Hungarian Football Federation. Hungarian Football Federation, n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2021.
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