|Full name||Pál Várhidi|
|Date of birth||6 November 1931|
|Place of birth||Újpest, Hungary|
|Date of death||12 November 2015(aged 84)|
|Place of death||Budapest, Hungary|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|1942–1946||Újpesti Törekvés SE|
|1970–1974||Újpesti Dózsa (reserve team)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
|Olympic medal record|
|1960 Rome||Team Competition|
Between 1954 and 1957 Várhidi played 10 times for Hungary and he represented his country in 1 FIFA World Cup qualification match. The fringe member of the Mighty Magyars also took part in the 1954 World Cup but didn't play any games. He is most famous for his participation in the bronze medal winning Hungarian team on the 1960 Summer Olympic Games.
After his playing career, Várhidi became a successful coach, leading Újpest to 4 championship titles between 1974 and 1980, and the European Cup semi-final in 1974. As a professional player and first division coach he only played and worked for Újpest. He died in 2015 at the age of 84.
His son, Péter Várhidi was the coach of the Hungarian national team from 2006 to 2008.
- Pál Várhidi – FIFA competition record
- "Gyász: fekete nap – elhunyt Várhidi Pál, az Újpest legendája". Nemzeti Sport (in Hungarian). 12 November 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
- Pál Várhidi at National-Football-Teams.com
- Obituary - UEFA
- Pál Várhidi's profile at Sports Reference.com
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