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Fidesz Vice-President criticized for world cup comment

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

A left-wing as well as a conservative columnist criticize Fidesz Vice-President Szilárd Németh for welcoming Argentina’s World Cup victory as that of ‘a white and Christian country’. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s football scarf sparks controversy

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022

A pro-government pundit and a left-wing columnist reflect on a photo of the Prime Minister showing him after the latest match of the Hungarian football team, wearing a scarf with the map of Greater Hungary. READ MORE

To kneel or not to kneel, that is the question

Monday, June 14th, 2021

Pro-government pundits welcome the Hungarian national team’s decision not to ‘take the knee’ before their matches at the European Championship. A left-wing and a centrist columnist acknowledge that the gesture is highly controversial, but nonetheless criticize football fans who booed while the Irish team was taking the knee. READ MORE

Stars and doughnuts

Friday, June 10th, 2011

One of the biggest stars in Hungarian football, Balázs Dzsudzsák signed for Anzhi Makhachkala on Thursday. Although the Dagestan club plays in the Russian Premier League, most commentators believe that this was a bad decision from the (now former) PSV Eindhoven player. READ MORE