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).