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Ferenc Puskás Cause Of Death: What Happened To Ferenc Puskás?

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Ferenc Puskás was a Hungarian football player and manager, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and the sport’s first international superstar.

Ferenc Puskas scored 162 goals in 123 international matches for Hungary, played four international matches for Spain and scored 514 goals in 529 matches in the Hungarian and Spanish leagues.

Ferenc Puskas became an Olympic champion in 1952 and led his nation to the final of the 1954 World Cup.

Ferenc Puskas won three European Cups (1959, 1960, 1966), ten national championships (five Hungarian and five Spanish Primera División) and eight top individual scoring honors.

In 1995, Ferenc Puskas was recognized as the greatest top division scorer of the 20th century by the IFFHS.

Ferenc Puskas was declared the best Hungarian player of the last 50 years by the Hungarian Football Federation in the UEFA Jubilee Awards in November 2003.

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In October 2009, FIFA announced the introduction of the FIFA Puskás Award, awarded to the player who has scored the “most beautiful goal” over the past year.

Ferenc Puskás Cause Of Death: What Happened To Ferenc Puskás?

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Ferenc Puskas was born on 2 April 1927 and died on 17 November 2006.

Ferenc Puskás was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2000 and was admitted to a Budapest hospital in September 2006 and died on 17 November 2006.

Ferenc Puskas’ cause of death is pneumonia.

 

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