Josef Masopust

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Birthday
9, 1931
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jun 29, 2015 (84)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1931
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Death Date
Jun 29, 2015 (84)

About

Czech legend who won the Ballon d'Or and numerous other honors while playing with Dukla Prague from 1952 to 1968. He starred for the Czechoslovakia national team for 13 years.

Before Fame

He began his professional career with ZSJ Technomat Teplice in 1950.

Trivia

He took his Czech team to the 1962 World Cup, where he scored the team's only goal.

Family Life

He was born in Strimice, Czechoslovakia.

Associated With

He and hockey winger Pavel Nedved represented Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic respectively in international play.