János Göröcs is confirmed dead at the age of 80.
János was best known as a Hungarian football player (Újpest).
János Göröcs
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Personal information
Date of birth (1939-05-08) 8 May 1939 (age 80)
Place of birthGánt, Hungary
Playing positionMidfielder
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1957–1972Újpest FC
1972–1974Tatabányai Bányász
National team
1958–1970Hungary62(19)
Teams managed
1985–1988Újpest FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Representing  Hungary
Men's football
1960 Rome
Team Competition
János Göröcs (born 8 May 1939, Gánt) was a Hungarian footballer. He played for the club Újpesti Dózsa as a striker and a midfielder, and later for Tatabányai Bányász. He played 62 games and scored 19 goals for the Hungary national football team.
He was best-known for his participation in the bronze medal winning Hungarian team on the 1960 Summer Olympic Games and for playing on the 1962 FIFA World Cup. He later became trainer of Újpest.
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