Symbol of the freedom of football in Eastern Europe, stateless fled beyond the Iron Curtain, Ladinszky escaped to join the Rot-Weiss Essen of the then Federal Republic of Germany for a few months and then play for the Dutch Feyenoord and Anderlecht, with whom he was top scorer in the Belgian League in 1974. By then, the Hungarian government had already He had withdrawn his nationality, thus making him stateless. In 1975 he was signed by Betis, with whom he played 59 games in which he scored 17 goals.In 1978 the club verdiblanco descended to Second Division and Ladinszky returned to Belgium, to Kortrijk. After several years in France (Valenciennes and Toulouse) and an adventure in Porto’s Amarante, he set up a restaurant in Brussels to return to Hungary in the mid-90s, several years after the fall of the communist regime. Former Hungarian Betis striker Attila Ladinszky, 70, is admitted to the ICU of the Janos hospital in Budapest with serious heart problems. This is not a coronavirus, according to the Magyar daily Nemzeti Sport. Landinsky played in Heliópolis for three seasons (1975-78) and was part of the squad that won the Copa del Rey in the Calderón final in 1977 against Athletic Bilbao. But neither Attila nor the Dutch Mühren, the other foreigner that Betis had then, they were able to play a single match in the KO tournament that campaign because foreigners would be banned until the following season.
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