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PUSKÁS POSTHUMOUSLY HONOURED WITH WORLD SPORTS GONG

 

Hungarian football legend Ferenc Puskás (1927-2006) is being posthumously honoured with the World Sports Legends Award for life-time achievement. According to a statement by the Puskás Academy, a member of the late footballer’s family together with Pál Schmitt, Hungary’s former president and former head of the Hungarian Olympic Committee, will take over the award at a gala dinner held in Monaco next Saturday. WSL awardees include Mika Häkkinen, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Jutta Kleinschmidt, Osvaldo Ardiles, and Giacomo Agostini. The latest posthumous award went to Ayrton Senna.