Match of the Century

This mural depicts one of Hungary’s greatest sporting accomplishments. This iconic event was encapsulated in imagery by a local art collective known as Neopaint. The mural mimics a newspaper article, and the event it displays was quite the headline at the time. The date is 1953, the location is Wembley stadium and the Hungarian football team are facing one of their toughest challenges, the mighty England team. The opponents were on a streak and hadn’t been defeated at home for close to 90 years. However, what happened that day was miraculous and still ignites pride amongst the people of Hungary. The Hungarian didn’t just defeat England but dismantled them in a barbaric fashion, that’s why locals called this triumph, the “match of the century”. This 1000 Square ft street art is quite spectacular, and the perfect place to grab a snap for Instagram.

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