László Nagy (footballer)

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László Nagy
Personal information
Date of birth (1949-10-21) 21 October 1949 (age 69)
Place of birth Buzsák, Hungary
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–83 Újpest FC 355 (94)
FC Locarno
National team
1970–1980 Hungary 25 (7)
Teams managed
1996–1997 Újpest FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Representing  Hungary
Men's football
Gold medal – first place 1968 Mexico City Team Competition

László Nagy (born 21 October 1949) is a retired Hungarian football player who played for Újpesti Dózsa. Nagy is most famous for his participation in the gold medal winning Hungarian team on the 1968 Summer Olympics,[1] and for playing at the 1978 FIFA World Cup. He played 25 games and scored 7 goals for the Hungarian national team. He also played a season for FC Locarno.

After finishing his career, Nagy became a coach, managing Újpest FC from 1996 to 1997.


  1. ^ "László Nagy Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 27 October 2009.


  • MTI Ki Kicsoda 2006, Magyar Távirati Iroda, Budapest, 2005, p. 1233.
  • Ki kicsoda a magyar sportéletben?, II. kötet (I–R). Szekszárd, Babits Kiadó, 1995, p. 358., ISBN 963-495-011-6
  • Rejtő László–Lukács László–Szepesi György: Felejthetetlen 90 percek (Sportkiadó, 1977) ISBN 963-253-501-4
  • Stats at MOB (p. 10.)