István Géczi (16 March 1944 – 10 September 2018)[1] was a Hungarian football goalkeeper, who played for Ferencvárosi TC.[2]

István Géczi
Personal information
Full name István Géczi
Date of birth (1944-03-16)16 March 1944
Place of birth Sajóörös, Hungary
Place of death 10 September 2018(2018-09-10) (aged 74)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1974 Ferencvárosi TC 309 (0)
National team
1964–1974 Hungary 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He won a silver medal in football at the 1972 Summer Olympics,[3] and also participated in the 1966 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 1972 for the Hungary national football team.

Following the end of his career, he worked as a teacher and was a member of the Hungarian Parliament in the late 1980s.[4]

SourcesEdit

  • Ki kicsoda a magyar sportéletben?, I. kötet (A–H). Szekszárd, Babits Kiadó, 1994, 377. o., ISBN 963-495-008-6 (in Hungarian)
  • Rejtő László–Lukács László–Szepesi György: Felejthetetlen 90 percek (Sportkiadó, 1977) ISBN 963-253-501-4 (in Hungarian)
  • Nagy Béla: Fradisták (Sportpropaganda, 1981) ISBN 963-7542-44-2 (in Hungarian)
  • Nagy Béla: Fradi futballkönyv (Sportpropaganda, 1985) ISBN 963-7543-04-X (in Hungarian)
  • Dénes Tamás – Rochy Zoltán: A Kupagyőztesek Európa-kupája története (Budapest, 2000) ISBN 963-85967-3-2 (in Hungarian)

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