Rewind to 1953

The Magical Magyars

November 17, 2011
By Jon Carter
November 17 marks the anniversary of the death of one of the greats of the game in 2006. Hungarian Ferenc Puskas helped to lead the football world back from the horror of war and his part as a captain of the Aranycsapat (Golden Team) in the early 1950s ensured that his place in history was cemented. Arguably, one of the team's finest moments came in 1953 as Puskas led the side to a 6-3 demolition of England at Wembley - inflicting their first home defeat in 81 years.

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