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Photograph - Ferenc Puskas with the European Cup, circa 1960s Image Reg. No: SH 000096

Signed black and white photograph of Hungarian soccer player Ferenc Puskas with the European Cup, circa 1960s. Regarded as one of the finest players and one of the top goal scorers of the 20th Century, Puskas played for Hungary before migrating to Spain in 1958, following the Hungarian revolution of 1956. In Spain he played for Real Madrid, winning three European Championships (1959 (he missed the final due to injury), 1960 and 1966) and the Spanish National Team. This image was given to Joseph Abonyi (father of Attila) in 1974. Attila Abonyi played for the Socceroos, he migrated from Hungary with his parents and brother in 1957 under the Hungarian Refugee Assistance Scheme.
Rectangular printed photograph. There is a name has been written on the blank area under the photo, and the photograph has been autographed in blue ink.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of soccer player, Ferenc Puskas, kneeling on grass while holding the handles of the European Cup.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Joseph Abonyi, 2000
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 19.50 cm (Height), 0.10 cm (Width), 10.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: sport, soccer, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration, europe
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Community Life
Tertiary Classification: sport
Inscriptions: Written on the bottom: FERENC PUSKAS
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Person Depicted: Europe, circa 1960s

The images shows Ferenc with one of three European Cups he helped Real Madrid Win: 1959 (played in Germany), 1960 (played in Scotland), and 1966 (played in Belgium)
User: Mr Joseph Abonyi, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1974

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