Hungary's Florian Albert dies at 70
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Florian Albert, the 1967 winner of the Golden Ball award given to Europe's best soccer player, has died. He was 70.
Ferencvaros TC, Albert's Hungarian club, said the former striker died early Monday. No cause of death was given, but Albert had heart surgery last week.
Albert played 537 matches for Ferencvaros, scoring 383 goals and winning four Hungarian championships. He also played 75 times for Hungary, tallying 31 goals. He took part in the 1962 and 1966 World ...
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