Legendary Puskas dies (23-11-06)

LONDON - Hungarian legend Ferenc Puskas, one of football's all-time greats, has died aged 79 in Budapest after a long illness.
Astonishingly, Puskas rattled up 952 goals in 966 matches for Hungary and his two clubs, Honved and Real Madrid.
The man with a magical left foot scored twice when Hun

gary shook the football world in 1953 by crushing England 6-3 at Wembley – the first foreign team to win on English soil – and slammed four goals when Real Madrid outplayed Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 in the 1960 European Cup Final in Glasgow.
“I have never seen a player like Puskas,” says one-time England star Tom Finney. – John Hughes

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