On the last day of Euro 2020, András Schäfer was the guest on the NS podium. The midfielder of DAC who's been capped nine times for Hungary was one of the key players of the national team at the continental tournament, scored against Germany, and was voted as the best Hungarian player of the tournament by the NS editorial staff and readers. Zsolt Somogyi, Nemzeti Sport's football column's journalist spoke to him.
Seventeen players from six clubs of Hungarian topflight (NB I) have played for five different countries in the European Championship. With the elimination of Ukraine, none of them are in competition now, so it's worth summarizing their performances.
Along with Zsolt Kalmár, László Bölöni is also helping Nemzeti Sport to process the happenings at the European Football Championship. Kalmár, formerly played in Germany, has been left out of the Hungarian national team lineup only due to an injury while László Bölöni is a successful coach in French and Portuguese football.
Attila Valter, the new Hungarian star of Groupama-FDJ, draws strength from the Hungarian bicycle fever for the remaining two weeks of the Giro d'Italia. He tries to find a balance between sudden fame and racing, but does not plan to climb on the "celebrity train." Instead, he will continue to aim for the highest.
Almost exactly a decade and a half after his first European Championship triumph in Moscow in 2006, Tamás Lőrincz was able to sit on the throne of European wrestling for the fourth time – this time in Warsaw in the 77-kilogram weight class. The Hungarian Wrestling Federation did an interview with him about his experiences there.
Marco Rossi, the head coach of the Hungarian national team, who counts on Dominik Szoboszlai, also spoke to Nemzeti Sport about the fight to be capped, team unity and about the full house at Puskás Aréna.
The President of the Hungarian Football Association (MLSZ) is also in Montreux, Switzerland where the UEFA's congress begins on Tuesday. He also attended Monday's executive committee meeting as the vice-president of the European Football Associations, at which the governing body condemned the creation of the new European Super League and threatened to exclude those involved. Sándor Csányi reported to Nemzeti Sport from the scene.
“Hungary is convinced that the beauty of the world's most popular game is a result of the fact that this sport equally belongs to everybody.”
A Hungarian sports photographer has achieved huge international success! Anna Szilágyi was among the top three in the world in the Young Reporters (under 30) category on the AIPS Sport Media Awards list with her photo titled “European Champions,” taken at last year's Budapest Water Polo Championships – can be read in the Hungarian Sports Journalists' Association (MSÚSZ) Facebook post.