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Goodbye, Kalman! The match may be called off, but the man who wrote his name in football history will remain with us forever, Viktor Orbán wrote on his social media page after bidding a final farewell to Kálmán Mészöly, reported hirado.hu.
Kálmán Mészöly, a national football team player and coach, who wore the national team’s jersey 61 times as a player and led the national team to the World Cup in 1982 as the national captain, died on 21 November at the age of 81.
In 2011, Kálmán Mészöly was awarded the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary, and in the same year he received the Pro Urbe Award. In 2013, his former club Vasas awarded him the Vasas Lifetime Achievement Award, and he was also awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Hungarian Football Association.
Via hirado.hu, Photo: Facebook Viktor Orbán