János Göröcs

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János Göröcs
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Personal information
Date of birth (1939-05-08) 8 May 1939 (age 77)
Place of birth Gánt, Hungary
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1972 Újpest FC
1972–1974 Tatabányai Bányász
National team
1958–1970 Hungary 62 (19)
Teams managed
1985–1988 Újpest FC

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Olympic medal record
Representing  Hungary
Men's football
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome Team Competition

János Göröcs (born 8 May 1939, in Gánt) was a Hungarian footballer. He played for the club Újpesti Dózsa as a striker and a midfielder, and later for Tatabányai Bányász. He played 62 games and scored 19 goals for the Hungary national football team. He is most famous for his participation in the bronze medal winning Hungarian team on the 1960 Summer Olympic Games[1] and for playing on the 1962 FIFA World Cup. He later became trainer of Újpest.


  1. ^ "János Göröcs Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-27.