László Bálint

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László Bálint
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-02-01) 1 February 1948 (age 71)
Place of birth Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1979 Ferencvárosi TC 316 (37)
1979–1981 Club Brugge 48 (0)
1981–1983 Toulouse 67 (4)
1983–1984 Grenoble 23 (0)
Total 467 (43)
National team
1972–1982 Hungary 76 (4)
Teams managed
1985–1987 Volán SC
1988 Hungary
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Medal record
Men's football
Representing  Hungary
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich Team competition

László Bálint (born 1 February 1948, in Budapest) is a former Hungarian footballer.

During his club career he played for Ferencvárosi TC, Club Brugge K.V., Toulouse FC and Grenoble Foot 38. He earned 76 caps and scored 3 goals for the Hungary national football team from 1972 to 1982, and participated in UEFA Euro 1972, the 1978 FIFA World Cup, and the 1982 FIFA World Cup. He also won a silver medal in football at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Later he served as the coach of the national team in 1988.

As a player, he was nicknamed "Báró" (The Baron) because of his elegant appearance. He is a graduate of the Budapest University of Economics.


  • Profile
  • Hungary – Record International Players
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "László Bálint". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  • Club Brugge at the Wayback Machine (archived 2010-11-16)