He was the youngest runner-up in the world to have the 1962 World Cup in Chile Josef Adamec from the Czechoslovak National Team died at the age of 76 at a hospital in the city of Tirnavia.
Adamec was a starter from three Group 3 matches which took place at Sausalito Stadium in Viña del Mar, in front of the Spanish, Brazilian and Mexican national teams. Then he was replaced in the following match against Hungary (fourth), Yugoslavia (semif) and in the final.
His departure took place on Monday in Slovakia and the cause of his death was not reported. Which still exists scored 14 goals in 44 international matches that he played with Czechoslovakia. Between 1999 and 2002 he was a Slovak coach.
The Slovak Football Association noted that Adamec scored 170 goals in the Czechoslovak league, won three titles with Spartak Tirnavia and two with Dukla Praha. With Tirnavia coming to the semifinals 1969 European Cup and fell to Ajax Johan Cruyff.