Jenő Buzánszky

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Jenő Buzánszky
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Buzánszky in 2010
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Full nameJenő Buzánszky
Date of birth(1925-05-04)4 May 1925
Place of birth Újdombóvár, [1] Hungary
Date of death 11 January 2015(2015-01-11) (aged 89)
Place of death Esztergom, Hungary
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1941–1946 Dombóvári Vasutas
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1946–1947 Pécsi Vasutas SK ? (?)
1947–1960 Dorogi FC 274 (0)
National team
1950–1956 Hungary 48 (0)
Teams managed
1961–1965 Dorogi AC
1965–1968 Esztergomi Vasas
1968–1969 Dorogi AC
1969–1970 Esztergomi Vasas
1970–1971 Fősped Szállitók
1971–1978 Dorogi AC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jenő Buzánszky (4 May 1925 – 11 January 2015) was a Hungarian football player and coach. Buzánszky played as a right back for Hungary. During the 1950s he was a member of the legendary Hungarian national team known as the Mighty Magyars. Other members of the team included Ferenc Puskás, Zoltán Czibor, Sándor Kocsis, József Bozsik and Nándor Hidegkuti. He was the only member of the team not to play for either Honvéd or MTK Hungária FC. After 274 league games he retired as a player and became a coach. In 1996, he became a deputy chairman of the Hungarian Football Federation.

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Buzánszky made his debut for Hungary on 12 November 1950 in a 1-1 draw with Bulgaria. He subsequently played 48 times for Hungary and as one of the legendary Mighty Magyars, he helped Hungary become Olympic Champions in 1952 [2] and become Central European Champions in 1953. He also played in the Hungary team that defeated England twice. During the 1954 World Cup he played for Hungary in all five games. He died after a long illness on 11 January 2015, aged 89. He was the last surviving member of the Mighty Magyars team. [3]

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Honours

Hungary

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