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László Fazekas

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Full nameLászló Fazekas
Place of birthBudapest, Hungary
Height1.78 m
Playing positionForward

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László Fazekas (born 15 October 1947) was an Hungarian football player who played the second most international games for the Hungarian national team. Fazekas played in the 1978 and the 1982 World Cup. In the latter tournament, he scored two long shots in the 10-1 win over El Salvador at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero stadium. He also competed for Hungary at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Fazekas started to play football in the youth team of Újpesti Dózsa in 1958, and played his first game in the Hungarian League in 1965. He joined Belgian Royal Antwerp in 1980 at the age of 33, where he also became a favourite with the fans.

After his football carrier he became a notable coach in Belgium leading Eendracht Aalst (1986 88 and 1990 91) and Royal Antwerp (1995 96).

László Fazekas also took part in the 2004 International King of Sports and still holds the World Record of 2.40m in Association Bobbage.

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