Péter Disztl

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Péter Disztl
Disztl Péter 2011.jpg
Disztl at Bertalan Bicskei's funeral
Personal information
Date of birth (1960-03-30) 30 March 1960 (age 58)
Place of birth Baja, Hungary
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Videoton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1987 Videoton 227 (0)
1987–1990 Honvéd 90 (0)
1990–1992 Rot-Weiß Erfurt 45 (0)
1992 VfB Leipzig 11 (0)
1993 Selangor 0 (0)
1993–1994 BVSC Budapest 16 (0)
1994 Győri ETO 6 (0)
1995 Veszprémi 5 (0)
1995–1996 Parmalat FC 27 (0)
1996 Haladás 5 (0)
1996–1997 Pécsi Mecsek 11 (0)
Total 438 (0)
National team
1984–1989 Hungary 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Péter Disztl (born 30 March 1960) is a Hungarian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

Born in Baja, Disztl's main club was Videoton FC, and he was one of the side's top performers as it made it to the 1984–85 UEFA Cup final, in an eventual 1–3 aggregate loss against Real Madrid; after a 0–3 home loss, he saved a penalty from Jorge Valdano in the opening minutes of the second leg at the Santiago Bernabéu, being crucial to secure the consolation win.[1]

After two seasons in Germany, the first in the final year of the former German Democratic Republic league in the already reunified country, the second in second division, and one in Malaysia, Disztl returned home, closing out his career in 1997 after short spells with six teams.

International career[edit]

Disztl made his debut for the Hungarian national team in 1984, and won a further 36 caps in the following five years.[2] He was a participant at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico, where the country failed to progress from the group stage.

After his retirement, Disztl was charged for some years with the coaching of the national side's goalkeepers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El campeón puso un toque de sinsabor a su fiesta" [Champion hosted sour party]. El País (in Spanish). 23 May 1985. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (29 February 2012). "Hungary – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 21 April 2012. 

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