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László Kubala

Hungarian footballer

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
Height 1.76m (5'9")
Awards Great Cross of the Royal Order of Sports Merit
Sport association football
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.


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