Lajos Szűcs (footballer born 1943)

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Hungary
Men's football
Gold 1968 Mexico City Team Competition
Silver 1972 Munich Team Competition

Lajos Szűcs (born 10 December 1943) was a Hungarian football striker, who played for Dorog, Ferencváros, Budapest Honvéd FC and Vasas Izzó. He was Hungarian footballer of the year in 1976.

He won a gold medal in football at the 1968 Summer Olympics and a silver medal in football at the 1972 Summer Olympics,[1] and also participated in UEFA Euro 1972 for the Hungary national football team. He was Hungarian footballer of the year in 1976.

He was born in Apatin,[2] nowadays Serbia,[3] during the period Hungary had occupied the region during World War II. He is married to Ildikó Pécsi, one of Hungary's best known and most popular actresses who also served as a Socialist member of the Hungarian Parliament from 1994 to 1998.

Sources[edit]

  • Ki kicsoda a magyar sportéletben?, III. kötet (S–Z). Szekszárd, Babits Kiadó, 1995, 181. o., ISBN 963-495-014-0 (Hungarian)
  • Rejtő László–Lukács László–Szepesi György: Felejthetetlen 90 percek (Sportkiadó, 1977) ISBN 963-253-501-4 (Hungarian)
  • Rózsaligeti László: Magyar olimpiai lexikon. Budapest: Datus. 2000. ISBN 963-00-5577-5 (Hungarian)
  • Bocsák Miklós: Hogyan élnek olimpiai bajnokaink? (Budapest, 1998) (Hungarian)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lajos Szűcs Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Lajos Szűcs at magyarfutball.hu
  3. ^ Lajos Szűcs at National-Football-Teams.com