Exhibition of Ferenc Puskas opens in the National Football Museum
The Puskas Institute and the National Football Museum offers the exhibition for the memory of Mrs. Ference Puskas, the widow of Ferenc Puskas who died in August, hir24.hu said.
The exhibition, which shows the history of Ferenc Puskas, one of the greatest football players of football, opens in the National Football Museum in Manchester, England on September 2.
According to the writing on the website of the National Football Museum, Ferenc Puskas was the captain of the national team which “humiliated England in two epic matches in the 50s”.
He became the best player of the 1954 World Cup, and then he chose exile after the 1956 revolution. He contracted to Real Madrid at the age of 31, and the won the Spanish championship five times, the Europe cup of champion teams three times and he also won the first World Cup with Madrid – the article wrote.
The presented objects, which could be exhibited in cooperation with the Puskas Institute, can be seen in the UK for the first time. You can find, among others, the Olympic gold medal of Puskas, the shoes worn in the finals, the of the 1954 World Championship finals, the Real Madrid jersey worn by him, in addition to several other trophies and awards from his player and coach career.
Gyorgy Szollosi, director of the Puskas Institute said: “We are pleasured that the English National Football Museum honors Ferenc Puskas with such an exhibition, who is not just the national hero of Hungary but the idol of every professional football player and one of the first real stars of football too”.
David Pearson, deputy director of the National Football Museum added: “We present the greatest collection of one of the greatest persons of football ever seen in the United Kingdom, for our big happiness. It will be a real treat for football fans”.
The Puskas Institute and the National Football Museum offers the exhibition for the memory of Mrs. Ference Puskas, the widow of Ferenc Puskas who died in August.
based on the article of hir24.hu
translated by BA