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József Zakariás
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Personal information
Full name József Zakariás
Date of birth 5 March 1924
Place of birth    Budapest, Hungary
Date of death    22 November 1971 (aged 47)
Playing position Defender / Defensive Midfielder
Youth career
1936-41 Budafoki MTE
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1941-44
1944
1945
1946
1946-50
1950
1950
1951-53
1953-56
1957-58
Kábelgyár SC
Gamma FC
Budai Barátság SE
Budai MSE
MATEOSZ Munkás SE
Teherfuvar SE
Budapest Elõre
Bástya SE
Vörös Lobogó SE
Egyertértés SE
   
National team
1947-54 Hungary 35 (0)
Teams managed
1959-60
1961-68
1968-71
Szigetszentmiklósi SE
Guinea
Medosz Erdért SE

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

József Zakariás (5 March 1924 – 22 November 1971), also known as Zakariás József was a Hungarian footballer and manager. During the 1950s he was a member of the legendary Hungary team known as the Mighty Magyars. Other members of the team included Nándor Hidegkuti, Ferenc Puskás, Zoltán Czibor, Sándor Kocsis and József Bozsik.

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MTK Hungária FC

Zakariás was born and died in Budapest and spent the peak of his career at MTK Hungária FC. However while he was with the club they were known as Bástya SE and then Vörös Lobogó SE. Under coach Márton Bukovi and with a team that also included Nándor Hidegkuti, Péter Palotás and Mihály Lantos, Zakariás helped MTK win two Hungarian League titles, a Hungarian Cup and a Mitropa Cup.

Hungarian International

Between 1949 and 1954, Zakariás won 35 caps for Hungary. As one of the legendary Mighty Magyars, he helped Hungary become Olympic Champions in 1952, Central European Champions in 1953 and defeat England twice. He then helped Hungary reach the 1954 World Cup final. During the World Cup finals he played in four of the five games Hungary played in. He allegedly broke a curfew before the final, spending the previous night with a hotel maid. Zakariás never played for Hungary again.

Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Hungary
Men's Football
Gold 1952 Helsinki Team competition

Honours

Hungary

MTK/Bástya/Vörös Lobogó

External links

Sources

  • Behind The Curtain - Travels in Eastern European Football: Jonathan Wilson (2006) [1]

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