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Date Of Birth : 10 June 1927
Position : Attacking Midfielder/ Second Striker
Nation : Hungary
Height : 176 cm
Major Club : Barcelona
Caps : 28 Games (15 Goals) (Split into Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Spain)
Professional Score Record : 254 Goals/ 391 Games
World Cup Participation : None
Club Honours : 4 Times Spanish La Liga
5 Times Copa Del Rey
2 Times Inter Cities Fair Cup (1958, 1960)
International Honours : None
Individual Achievement : 1999 Barcelona Greatest Player of The Century

Ladislao Kubala is one of the great legends of the World during the golden era of Spanish league. A striker with great passing qualities, Kubala also had an uncommon dribbling ability, combining pace and skill. Kubala's composure in finishing, and power when striking for goal were also highly renowned. Also, he was one of history's greatest free kick specialists, able to bend the ball with pace and accuracy. Kubala was born in Hungary and played in professional career just a season in his country before moved to play in Czechoslovakia. Then he played for Czechoslovakia in the first caps. Nevertheless, Spain is the most caps of his with 19. Consequently, He is the hardest player to find what’s national team he should belong to. As well as playing for three different national teams, Kubala also played for both a Europe XI and the Catalan XI. In 1953, England played a Europe XI at Wembley Stadium to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the FA and Kubala scored twice in the 4-4 draw. He also played 4 games and scored 4 times for the Catalan XI.

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