Jenő Buzánszky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Jenő Buzánszky

Hungarian footballer

Date of Birth: 04-May-1925

Place of Birth: Újdombóvár, Tolna County, Hungary

Date of Death: 11-Jan-2015

Profession: association football manager, association football player, sports official

Nationality: Hungary

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Jenő Buzánszky

  • Jeno 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. 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 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.

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