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Everyone is a new version of someone else. Ryan Giggs was the new George Best when he made his Manchester United debut in 1991 and he played on the opposite flank to the previous season's new George Best, Lee Sharpe. Ever since 1994, any Romanian child who can do more than five keepie-ups has been dubbed the new Gheorghe Hagi. But as globalisation accelerates and the world becomes ever more inter-linked, the need for local or national icons has slackened off. Now everyone wants to be the new Lionel...


Hungary include Gabor Kiraly in 23-man Euro 2016 squad

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Hungary have included veteran goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly in their Euro 2016 squad.

Hungary coach Bernd Storck has named veteran midfielders Zoltan Gera and Balazs Dzsudzsak in his squad for the European Championship, the country's first appearance at the continental event since 1972.

The 23-man squad also includes goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly, who has played a record 102 matches with the national team, versatile MTK Budapest defender Barnabas Bese, who has yet to make his debut with the team but can also play as a forward, and Werder Bremen midfielder Laszlo Kleinheisler.