Dear reader,
ARFSH is an encyclopedia dedicated to the history of football with its basic points being the detail, depth, veracity in sources contemporary to the events and memories of authorities who reported such events.
This archive was made with the aim of enriching the history of football and the knowledge of readers who seek to know more about its history. Therefore, ARFSH strongly recommends the advertising of the articles, with the intellectual right being credited to the author, in other means of information and sharing.
Share this article. Copy the link and paste it into your football groups, social network, forums, other encyclopedias or any football community of the kind. Help share the information.
Also, to keep the project running and to increase its productivity with new content and more details, if you would like to make a donation, click here to donate.
Isaque Argolo, owner, arfsh.com.
Document | arfsh.com
A document created by arfsh.com for the whole football community
Leopold Hofmann

Author: Isaque Argolo | Creation Date: 2021-03-09 23:21:31

Data providers: Isaque Argolo.
Leopold Hofmann was an Austrian centerhalf who was part of the Wunderteam. Hofmann, during his time, was known for being an extremely technical, strategic footballer and also one of the most elegant players in the world.
Hofmann was the most representative centerhalf of his country. His game could be described as being very patiant and mostly seeking the low pass. He was a refined and very elegant player. Not as offensive, determined and energetic as Josef Smistik used to be, yet a very creative player. Hofmann was the player who could build up the attacks of his team with incisive passes, he was a player who connected the most with the inside trio. His positioning was considered to be extraklassisz, a strategist many called him. He was also great in aerial plays. Indeed, he was the Emanuel Lasker of football, a strategist above the classes. — Hofmann is not as tough and is not as dynamic as Smistik, but a much more skilled player. A stylish, technical representative of centerhalf science. He is a master of position play, his actions radiate intelligence. His head game is brilliant, his passing is punctual. He makes mistakes to neglect the wings a bit and does not relieve the protection enough either. Typical builder centerhalf. Irta: Frigyes Becske. Lasker of football
Hofmann was well-know for his capacities as build up footballer. His positioning alongside his technique made him one of the best axis in the world. He — like Káďa — could smootly transition the ball from the defense to the forward line. Hofmann sense of positioning was outstanding, as he would always be a great option between lines or even would find space to receive the pass. He had skills which could nullify the pressure and send the ball to a free comrade. He was smart, full of ideas, always doing his moves with elegance. Hofmann was indeed an artist.
© arfsh.com & Isaque Argolo 2022. All Rights Reserved.