Who is Ferenc Puskas? Ferenc Puskas is a legendary striker, a great genius in the history of world football. He has scored 84 goals in 85 international matches for the Hungarian national football team.
The record of 84 goals in the national team shirt was kept by Puskas last century and was only broken by Iranian striker Ali Daei in 2003. The player scored 109 goals for the national team, but the former Bayern Munich player took 149 matches.
Although not having the necessary elements that a typical striker needs such as height, the ability to compete in the air. But in return, Puskas owns an extremely skillful left leg, the same speed of a plane.
Indeed, the golden generation of Hungary has produced talented individuals like Zoltán Czibor. In 1949, taken by the Hungarian Ministry of Defense, AC Kispest became an army team with the new name of Honved Kispest. Because the members were also considered a soldier, it was soon due to their excellent football performance.
Because he could recruit troops from the army of young soldiers, Honved gathered many talents of Hungarian football. If only the 1947-1948 season, Puskas is the player who scored the most goals in a European national championship.
So far, it is still an almost unbreakable record. Hungary defeated heavyweight candidate Yugoslavia, by a score of 2-0 in the final place in Helsinki. Puskas finished the tournament with the title of top scorer. Including two goals to help Hungary win the Cup by winning Italy 3-0 in Rome.
At the age of 29, the player life of Puskas seemed to be about to go down the slope again to a new page. After several probationary matches in Espanyol, Puskas was banned from playing. That’s by the European football federation for two years because of his decision to refuse to return to Hungary.