László Kubala

1927 - 2002

László Kubala

László Kubala Stecz (10 June 1927 – 17 May 2002), also referred to as Ladislav Kubala (in Slovak) or Ladislao Kubala (in Spanish), was a professional footballer. He played as a forward for Ferencváros, Slovan Bratislava, Barcelona, and Espanyol, among other clubs. Regarded as one of the best players in history, Kubala is considered a hero of FC Barcelona. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of László Kubala has received more than 326,887 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular soccer player.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, László Kubala ranks 27 out of 13,233Before him are Francisco Gento, Zico, Luis Suárez, Lionel Messi, Sándor Kocsis, and Sócrates. After him are Gunnar Nordahl, Raymond Kopa, Vavá, Ruud Gullit, Mário Zagallo, and Ricardo Zamora.

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Among people born in 1927, László Kubala ranks 14Before him are Roger Moore, Peter Falk, Turgut Özal, Samuel P. Huntington, Antônio Carlos Jobim, and Mstislav Rostropovich. After him are Vladimir Komarov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Kim Young-sam, Niklas Luhmann, Janet Leigh, and Sidney Poitier. Among people deceased in 2002, László Kubala ranks 11Before him are Thor Heyerdahl, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Hans-Georg Gadamer, John Rawls, Billy Wilder, and Traudl Junge. After him are Vavá, Niki de Saint Phalle, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Chuck Jones, James Coburn, and Ivan Illich.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, László Kubala ranks 37 out of 500Before him are Ernő Rubik (1944), Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868), Béla III of Hungary (1148), Eugene Wigner (1902), Sándor Kocsis (1929), and László Bíró (1899). After him are Emeric, King of Hungary (1174), Elizabeth of Luxembourg (1409), Coloman, King of Hungary (1070), Joseph Pulitzer (1847), Ferenc Szálasi (1897), and Ágota Kristóf (1935).


Among soccer players born in Hungary, László Kubala ranks 3Before him are Ferenc Puskás (1927) and Sándor Kocsis (1929). After him are Béla Guttmann (1899), Flórián Albert (1941), Nándor Hidegkuti (1922), Zoltán Czibor (1929), József Bozsik (1925), Gyula Grosics (1926), Gusztáv Sebes (1906), György Sárosi (1912), and Imre Schlosser (1889).

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