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Ferenc Puskas – A 'Real' Legend

A truly sad day for Real Marid fans today as their legend Ferenc Puskas has passed away.

Real Madrid have expressed their ‘profound sadness’ at the death of footballing great Ferenc Puskas.

Ferenc ‘Galloping Major’ Puskas

The Hungary legend, nicknamed the ‘Galloping Major’, lost his long fight against pneumonia on Friday after spending the last two months in intensive care at a Budapest hospital.

Puskas spent nine years at Real, forming a deadly double-act with Alfredo di Stefano and winning five Spanish titles and three European Cups.


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