József Varga (footballer, born 1954)
|Date of birth||9 October 1954|
|Place of birth||Budapest, Hungary|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Budapest, Varga spent most of his career with Budapesti Honvéd, where he was very popular and nicknamed "Kacsa" (duck). He also spent some time playing abroad, notably with for Turkish first division club Denizlispor. Varga finished his professional career at Újpest FC.
He made his debut for the Hungarian national team in 1980, and got 31 caps and 1 goal until 1986. He was a participant at the 1982 and 1986 FIFA World Cups, where Hungary failed to progress from the group stage on both occasions. Varga scored his only international goal against Belgium at the 1982 World Cup.
- József Varga – FIFA competition record
- József Varga at National-Football-Teams.com
- József Varga at Mackolik.com (in Turkish)
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