Bence Rakaczki

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Bence Rakaczki
Personal information
Full nameBence Rakaczki
Date of birth(1993-05-14)14 May 1993
Place of birth Miskolc, Hungary
Date of death 16 January 2014(2014-01-16) (aged 20)
Place of death Miskolc, Hungary
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Diósgyőri VTK
Number 13
Youth career
2003–2011 Diósgyőri VTK
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2012–2014 Diósgyőri VTK 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 27 May 2012

Bence Rakaczki (14 May 1993 – 16 January 2014) was a Hungarian football player who played for Diósgyőri VTK.

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Diósgyőri VTK Hungarian association football club

Diósgyőr-Vasgyári Testgyakorlók Köre, more commonly Diósgyőri VTK is a Hungarian sports club from Diósgyőr district of Miskolc best known for its football team. Founded in 1910 by the local working class youth, the team plays in the first division of the Hungarian League and has spent most of its history in the top tier of Hungarian football. Diósgyőr is best known for its passionate supporters – in the past years Diósgyőr had one of the highest average attendances in the Hungarian top division. The football club enjoyed its first golden age in the late '70s and early '80s, including a third place in the 1978–79 season of the Hungarian League and two Hungarian Cup triumphs in 1977 and 1980.

Rakaczki died of leukemia on 16 January 2014, aged 20. [1] [2]

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