Václav Mašek

Football, Football player

1941 –

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Who is Václav Mašek?

Václav Mašek is a Czech football player. He was a member of the Czechoslovakia national football team, for which he played 16 matches and scored 5 goals.

In Czechoslovakia, he played 313 league matches and scored 127 goals for Sparta Prague.

He was a participant in the 1962 FIFA World Cup, where his country were runners up, losing to Brazil in the final. In a match against Mexico, he became famous for scoring a goal after only 16 seconds of play, the fastest goal in World Cup history until forty years later, when his record was beaten by Hakan Şükür of Turkey, by scoring after 11 seconds in the 3rd place match of the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

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Born
Mar 21, 1941
Prague
Also known as
  • Vaclav Masek
Nationality
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Czech Republic
Lived in
  • Prague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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