Deyna at Inżynierska street 4

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A painting depicting the outstanding Polish footballer Kazimierz Deyna on the wall of an old tenement house at Inżynierska Street 4.

Who for Prague was the late Kazimierz Deyna?

Kazimierz Deyna, born in 1947, is a representative of Poland in 1968–1978, captain of the national team in 1973–1978, and the top scorer at the 1972 Olympics in Munich.

The best Polish footballer of the 20th century according to the “Piłka Nożna” magazine. He is considered by sports analysts as one of the best Polish footballers in history. He died in a car accident in San Diego, in May 2012 his ashes were brought to Poland. On June 6, 2012, he was buried in Aleja Zasłużonych at the Powązki Military Cemetery, and in Warsaw, at the Legia stadium (whose colors he represented 388 times, scoring 141 goals in 1966-1978), his monument was unveiled.

Mr. Ryszard’s shoemaker’s shop

Right next to it, there is an entrance to the shoemakers’ workshop, which is full of football life. The owner of this place, Mr. Ryszard Wieteska, is a native of Prague, a specialist in his trade and undoubtedly a personality of Praga. The interior of the studio resembles the Legia club museum. There are flags, scarves, figurines, an impressive number of stickers, historical photos where the club’s legends – Lucjan Brychczy, Kazimierz Deyna and Edward Szymkowiak are smiling at the lens. Every thing here has its own story. It’s worth visiting this place!

More information about Mr. Ryszard can be found: Here

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Deyna, Inżynierska 4

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