Who was Ferenc Puskas, for Hungarian just "Uncle Ocsi"?
By: GyÃ¶ngyi TÃ¼nde
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Created at 06/15/2009 - 12:52
Ferenc Puskas (April 2nd 1927 - Nov. 17th 2006) was a legendery Hungarian footballer and manager and is regarded as one of the greatest footballer of all time. He scored 514 goals in 529 matches in the Hungarian and Spanish leagues. He is also regarded as the best shooter in football history. Uncle Ocsi played for Honved before joinig Real Madrid. He was a prominent member and captain of the legendary Hungarian national team, called by foreigners as the "Mighty Magyars". 2 years after the Hungarian revolution (1956) he emigretad to Spain and played together with Alfreado di Stefano etc. After retiring as a player Uncle Ocsi became a coach, and managed teams in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and AustraliaIn 1998 Puskas became ane of the first ever FIFA/SOS Charity ambassadors.