Máté Fenyvesi

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Máté Fenyvesi
Fenyvesi Máté 2011.jpg
Fenyvesi in 2013
Personal information
Full name Máté Fenyvesi
Date of birth (1933-09-20) 20 September 1933 (age 83)
Place of birth Jánoshalma, Hungary
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1951 Jánoshalmai SE
1951–1953 Kecskeméti
1953–1969 Ferencvárosi 343 (81)
National team
1954–1966 Hungary 76 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Máté Fenyvesi (born 20 September 1933 in Jánoshalma) is a former Hungarian footballer.

During his club career he played for Kecskeméti Kinizsi for two years, and from 1953 to 1969 for Ferencvárosi TC. He earned 76 caps and scored 8 goals for the Hungary national football team from 1954 to 1966, and participated in the 1958 FIFA World Cup, the 1962 FIFA World Cup, the 1964 European Nations' Cup, and the 1966 FIFA World Cup. Following his retirement, he worked as a veterinarian, having earned an M.D. degree still while playing. Following the democratic changes in Hungary at the turn of 89/90, he became actively involved in politics and served as a Member of Parliament from 1990 to 2002, representing the Smallholders' Party