Iuliu Bodola - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding Romanian (and later Hungarian) player scored 34 international goals in 61 matches for his two National Teams.
He held the Romanian caps record from May 8, 1938 (when he equalled the total of Gheorghe Albu) until March 19, 1975 (when his total was surpassed by Mircea Lucescu; according to the traditional count of Romanian caps, this happened on October 13, 1974).
He held the Romanian record of goals for the national team from November 29, 1931 (when he equalled the total of Rudolf Wetzer) until September 10, 1997 (when his total was surpassed by Gheorghe Hagi).
All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:  26- 2-1912
Died:  12- 3-1993
Country:  Romania (became Hungarian citizen later)
Caps:   48 for Romania (W23-D 9-L16 - GF106-GA 86 - %57.29)
Goals:  30 (% 0.62 per match)
Caps:   13 for Hungary (W 7-D 4-L 2 - GF 27-GA 23 - %69.23)
Goals:   4 
Total Caps:  61        (W30-D13-L18 - GF133-GA109 - %59.84)
Total Goals: 34
Age First Cap for Romania: 19 yr  73 d 10- 5-1931 vs. Bulgaria 5-2
Age Last Cap for Romania:  27 yr 226 d 10-10-1939 vs. Hungary 1-1
Age First Cap for Hungary: 28 yr 279 d  1-12-1940 vs. Italy 1-1
Age Last Cap for Hungary:  36 yr 220 d  3-10-1948 vs. Austria 2-1
National Team Career for Romania:  8 yr 153 d
National Team Career for Hungary:  7 yr 306 d
Total Two Team Career:  17 yr 146 d


Cap  Goals	Date	Venue   	Opponent       Score	Competition
for Romania
 1   2   2    10- 5-31  Bucuresti       Bulgaria        5-2     Balkan Cup
 2   2   4    28- 6-31  Zagreb          Yugoslavia      4-2     Balkan Cup
 3       4    23- 8-31  Warszawa        Poland          3-2
 4   3   7    26- 8-31  Kaunas          Lithuania       4-2
 5       7    20- 9-31  Oradea          Czechoslov. Am. 4-1 [*] Central Europ. Amat. Cup
 6       7     4-10-31  Budapest        Hungary Amateur 0-4 [*] Central Europ. Amat. Cup
 7   3  10    29-11-31  Athinai         Greece          4-2     Balkan Cup
 8   1  11     8- 5-32  Bucuresti       Austria Amateur 4-1 [*] Central Europ. Amat. Cup
 9   2  13    12- 6-32  Bucuresti       France          6-3
10      13    26- 6-32  Beograd         Bulgaria        0-2     Balkan Cup
11      13    28- 6-32  Beograd         Greece          3-0     Balkan Cup
12      13     3- 7-32  Beograd         Yugoslavia      1-3     Balkan Cup
13      13     2-10-32  Bucuresti       Poland          0-5
14      13    16-10-32  Linz            Austria Amateur 1-0 [*] Central Europ. Amat. Cup
15      13     4- 6-33  Bucuresti       Bulgaria        7-0     Balkan Cup
16      13     6- 6-33  Bucuresti       Greece          1-0     Balkan Cup
17   2  15    11- 6-33  Bucuresti       Yugoslavia      5-0     Balkan Cup
18      15    24- 9-33  Bucuresti       Hungary Amateur 5-1 [*] Central Europ. Amat. Cup
19      15    29-10-33  Bern            Switzerland     2-2     World Cup Qualifier
20      15    25- 5-34  Pardubice       Czechoslov. Am. 2-2 [*] Central Europ. Amat. Cup
21      15    27- 5-34  Trieste         Czechoslovakia  1-2     World Cup
22   2  17    30-12-34  Athinai         Bulgaria        3-2     Balkan Cup
23      17     1- 1-35  Athinai         Yugoslavia      0-4     Balkan Cup
24      17    17- 6-35  Sofia           Yugoslavia      0-2     Balkan Cup
25      17    19- 6-35  Sofia           Bulgaria        0-4     Balkan Cup
26   1  18    24- 6-35  Sofia           Greece          2-2     Balkan Cup
27   3  21    10- 5-36  Bucuresti       Yugoslavia      3-2     King Carol Cup
28   2  23    17- 5-36  Bucuresti       Greece          5-2     Balkan Cup
29      23    24- 5-36  Bucuresti       Bulgaria        4-1     Balkan Cup
30      23     4-10-36  Bucuresti       Hungary         1-2
31   1  24    18- 4-37  Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia  1-1
32      24    10- 6-37  Bucuresti       Belgium         2-1
33      24    27- 6-37  Bucuresti       Sweden          2-2
34   1  25     4- 7-37  Lódz            Poland          4-2
35   1  26     8- 7-37  Kaunas          Lithuania       2-0
36      26    12- 7-37  Riga            Latvia          0-0
37   1  27    14- 7-37  Tallinn         Estonia         1-2
38      27     6- 9-37  Beograd         Yugoslavia      1-2
39      27     8- 5-38  Bucuresti       Yugoslavia      0-1
40      27     5- 6-38  Toulouse        Cuba            3-3     World Cup
41      27     6- 9-38  Beograd         Yugoslavia      1-1
42      27    25- 9-38  Bucuresti       Germany         1-4
43   1  28     4-12-38  Praha           Czechoslovakia  2-6
44      28     7- 5-39  Bucuresti       Yugoslavia      1-0     King Carol Cup
45   2  30    18- 5-39  Bucuresti       Latvia          4-0
46      30    24- 5-39  Bucuresti       England         0-2
47      30    11- 6-39  Bucuresti       Italy           0-1
48      30    20-10-39  Bucuresti       Hungary         1-1
for Hungary (also called Gyula Bodola)
 1   1   1     1-12-40  Genoa           Italy           1-1
 2       1     8-12-40  Zagreb          Croatia         1-1
 3       1    23- 3-41  Beograd         Yugoslavia      1-1
 4       1     6- 4-41  Köln            Germany         0-7
 5       1     6-11-41  Zürich          Switzerland     2-1
 6       1     3- 5-42  Budapest        Germany         3-5
 7       1    14- 6-42  Budapest        Croatia         1-1
 8   1   2     1-11-42  Budapest        Switzerland     3-0
 9   2   4    16- 5-43  Genčve          Switzerland     3-1
10       4     6- 6-43  Sofia           Bulgaria        4-2
11       4    12- 9-43  Stockholm       Sweden          3-2
12       4    15- 9-43  Helsinki        Finland         3-0
13       4     3-10-48  Budapest        Austria         2-1

[*] match not official for opponents

Total Record

           Matches Won Draw Lost For Against Points  Percentage
Romania       48    23   9  16   106- 86      55     57.29
Hungary       13     7   4   2    27- 23      18     69.23

Total         61    30  13  18   133-109      73     59.84

34 Goals in 61 Matches (% 0.56 per match)


Types of        Goals and Matches

Friendlies             16    34
  for Romania            12    21
  for Hungary             4    13
World Cup               0     2
World Cup Qualifier     0     1
Balkan Cup             14    16
Central Europ. Am. Cup  1     6  [unofficial for opponents]
King Carol Cup          3     2

Total goals:           34    61
  for Romania            30    48
  for Hungary             4    13
 


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