Hungarian Football Federation

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Hungarian Football Federation
Association crest
Founded 1901
FIFA affiliation 1907
UEFA affiliation 1954
President Sándor Csányi

The Hungarian Football Federation (Hungarian: Magyar Labdarúgó Szövetség, MLSZ) is the governing body of football in Hungary. It organizes the Hungarian league and the Hungarian national team. It is based in Budapest.[1][2]

György Szepesi was president of the Hungarian Football Association from 1978 to 1986.[3]

Hungarian Football Federation Player of the Year

As awarded by the HFF[4] In 1980 the title was not awarded. *In 1949, 1950 and 1963 the title was awarded to two players.

Indicates multiple time winner
Bold Indicates players still playing professional football
Year Player Club Also won Notes
1945 Sándor Balogh Hungary Újpest
1946 Ferenc Deák Hungary Szentlőrinci AC
1947 Ferenc Szusza Hungary Újpest
1948 Adalbert Marksteiner Hungary Csepel SC
1949 Mihály Kispéter Hungary Ferencvárosi
1949 Gyula Grosics Hungary Teherfuvar
1950 Ferenc Puskás Hungary Budapest Honvéd
1950 Gyula Grosics Hungary Budapest Honvéd
1951 Péter Palotás Hungary MTK Budapest
1952 József Bozsik Hungary Budapest Honvéd
1953 Nándor Hidegkuti Hungary MTK Budapest
1954 Sándor Kocsis Hungary Budapest Honvéd

Hungarian Footballer of the Year (Golden Ball)

As awarded by journalists[4]


  1. Veronika Gulyas. "Hungary’s Soccer Tsar to Strike Current System". WSJ. 
  2. "A kick at regaining Hungary’s football glory". 
  3. "Dr. Gyorgy Szepesi". Retrieved November 3, 2011. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Hungarian football players of the Year". Retrieved 24 September 2015. 

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