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Football Legend Ferenc Puskás Commemorated in Budapest

Aug 22, 2022

A commemoration ceremony was held at the stadium named after the world-famous Hungarian footballer Puskás Ferenc on Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of the naming ceremony of the Puskás Arena. At the event, Hungarian State Secretary for Sport, Ádám Schmidt, quoted Brazilian football star Pelé who had said that Puskás would have been the […]

Hungarian Medical Football Team Wins World Title

Jul 11, 2022

After 18 years, Hungary’s national medical football team won the world championship title again as they won the World Medical and Health Games (Medigames) tournament in Monte Gordo, Portugal. The Hungarian national team, made up of doctors, medical students and pharmacy students, won all their games, marching through to the final with a flawless performance. […]

Hungarian Football Legend Passes Away

Jul 9, 2022

András Törőcsik, the legendary footballer of the renowned Budapest soccer team Újpest Dózsa and that of the the Hungarian national team, passed away this Saturday at the age of 67. Born on May 1, 1955, he joined in 1974 one of the top teams of the time, Újpest Dózsa, a club associated with the Ministry […]

CIB Italia Soccer Camp Is Back

Jun 15, 2022

After two years of forced hiatus due to the pandemic, the CIB Italia Soccer Camp will resume in Budapest, between June 20-24 thanks to the support of Generali Foundation for Safety. This year, pupils from schools in socially less advantaged municipalities will take part in the training sessions of Italian coaches, who are coming to […]

Hungary Sanctioned After Racist Behaviour in Football

Sep 21, 2021

The Disciplinary Committee of the international football federation FIFA has imposed a ban and a substantial fine on the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) in relation to the racist behaviour of numerous supporters during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying match between Hungary and England on September 2, 2021. A statement by FIFA adds that […]

Hungary Kick Off to a Bad Start at the Euro Champs

Jun 15, 2021

The Hungarian national football (soccer) team lost 0-3 to Portugal in the opening match of Group F at the European Championship at the Puskás Arena in Budapest this Tuesday. As expected Portugal - with superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the starting line-up - dominated the first half with the Hungarian side mostly defending, rarely being able […]

Renowned Hungarian Football Referee Passes Away

May 20, 2021

Hungarian Sándor Puhl, voted four times as the world's best referee, has died at the age of 65, the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) has reported. Born in 1955 in the northeastern Hungarian city of Miskolc, obtained his license in 1970, at the age of 15, and since 1982, he has officiated hundreds of matches in […]

Collector Coins to Honor UEFA EURO 2020

May 15, 2021

The National Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank - MNB) will issue a HUF 10,000 silver collector coin and its non-ferrous metal version of HUF 2,000 named ‘XVI. UEFA Labdarúgó-Európa-bajnokság’ (16th UEFA Football European Championship) one month before the first game of the tournament to be held in Budapest. The collector coins were designed by […]

Hungarian Football Federation: 120th Anniversary

Jan 22, 2021

It was 120 years ago, in January 1901 that the representatives of 13 football clubs gathered in Budapest and decided to establish an independent association for the organization of football in Hungary. A well-known writer-philosopher, Géza Jász was elected as the president of the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ), and the first championship was immediately announced. […]

Dominik Szoboszlai

New Transfer Record for a Hungarian Footballer

Dec 17, 2020

20-year-old Hungarian international Dominik Szoboszlai leaves FC Red Bull Salzburg, the current Austrian champions for a transfer fee of EUR 20 million and signs a four-and-a-half-year contract (until June 2025) with German first division (Bundesliga) side RB Leipzig. His new club describes Szoboszlai as a technical midfielder, who also knows how to find the back of […]

Krisztián Németh

Hungarian Player Becomes United States Soccer Champion

Dec 13, 2020

Krisztián Németh is the first Hungarian citizen to win the U.S. Major League Soccer (MLS) championship title as his team, the Columbus Crew SC won the single-match final against the defending champions Seattle Sounders. Krisztián Németh who sat on the bench during the final match was signed by Columbus Crew SC just over two months […]

Hungarian striker Ádám Szalai (in white) scored two goals aagainst Switzerland | Tamás Kovács / MTI

Hungary loses vital World Cup qualifier

Oct 7, 2016

Hungary lost 3-2 it World Cup qualfying game to Switzerland in Budapest. The visitors took the lead three times, Hungary managed to equalize twice but had no answer to the third Swiss goal scored a minute before the end of regular time.

Faroe Islands 0 - Hungary 0 | Gábor Baricsa / Hungarian Football Federation

Kick-off to a bad start in World Cup qualification

Sep 6, 2016

Hungary's national soccer team drew 0-0 at the Faroe Islands in Group B of the European qualification series for the 2018 World Cup. The result at this first qualification match already lessens Hungary's chances of finishing first or second in the group.

Hungarian teenager Krisztofer Szeretõ (in white) |

English club signs 16-year old Hungarian footballer

Jul 4, 2016

16-year old Hungarian football talent Krisztofer Szeretõ has been signed by English Premier League club Stoke City where he is now the third Hungarian youngster. "Let's just follow the path we've designated for ourselves," he writes on his social media page.

Hungary's national football side leaving for home from France | Tibor Illyés / MTI

Hungary home after Eu Champs defeat

Jun 27, 2016

Hungary's national football team is back in Budapest after knocked out in the last 16 of the European Football (soccer) Championships. This past Sunday, the Hungarians suffered a serious, 4-0 defeat from Belgium.

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