Béla Katzirz

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Béla Katzirz
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-04-27) 27 April 1953 (age 63)
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1983 Pécsi Munkás 197 (0)
1983–1986 Sporting Lisbon 30 (0)
1986 Pécsi Munkás 0 (0)
National team
1978–1983 Hungary 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Béla Katzirz (born 27 April 1953) is a former Hungarian international football player.

Career[edit]

Katzirz began his career with the Hungarian first division club Pécsi Munkás SC, where he played for 10.5 seasons. In 1983, Katzirz joined the Portuguese Liga side Sporting Clube de Portugal, replacing departed fellow Hungarian international Ferenc Mészáros.[1] He remained with Sporting for three seasons before returning to Hungary.

Katzirz made several appearances for the Hungary national football team, including three 1982 World Cup qualifying matches[2] and several Euro 1980[3] and Euro 1984 qualifying matches.[4] He was part of the Hungary squad at the 1982 World Cup finals, but was an unused reserve.

Personal[edit]

His son, Dávid Katzirz, is a professional handball player.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rui Tovar (11 September 2009). "Meszaros: "Dei uma passa num cigarro durante o dérbi"" (in Portuguese). i Informação. 
  2. ^ Béla KatzirzFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Haisma, Marcel & van den Elsen, John (28 March 2007). "European Championship 1980 (Details)". RSSSF. 
  4. ^ Haisma, Marcel (31 July 2008). "European Championship 1984 - Qualifying - Full Details". RSSSF. 
  5. ^ Süli, József (3 April 2008). "Katzirz Dáviddal kétéves szerződést kötött a Pick" (in Hungarian). delmagyar.hu. 
  • Kozák, Péter (1995). Ki kicsoda a magyar sportéletben?, II. kötet (I–R). Szekszárd, Babits Kiadó. p. 83. ISBN 963-495-011-6. 

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