He now lives in the southern France, near Nîmes with his wife. he had two children, a daughter and a son. His son, Rudolf (also known as 'Tcheck'), is, like his father, well involved in football. He played for various clubs including Nîmes Olympique. Rudolf now trains Barbentane football club, a city near Avignon.
He will be remembered as a key player during the World Cup in 1962 when he scored the winning goal in the quarterfinal against Hungary and his late goal in the semifinal 3–1 derby against Yugoslavia. They eventually lost against the Brazilian team in the final (3–1).