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Károly Palotai

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Palotai in 1975

Károly Palotai (11 September 1935 – 3 February 2018) was a Hungarian association football player and referee. He was an Olympic Gold winner as a player before turning to refereeing. He was a referee at three World Cup tournaments and officiated in two European Cup finals.[1] He also served as an official referee for FIFA.

Palotai died in Budapest on 3 February 2018 of a stroke at the age of 82.[2]

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  1. "Károly Palotai". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. Gyász: 82 éves korában elhunyt Palotai Károly (in Hungarian)

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