The Roma Football League in Hungary – Discussion with Istvan Mezei

The ex-soccer player Istvan Mezei still runs a youth football academy for Hungarian Roma, which he set up in the 1980s with Hungary’s football idol Janos Farkas. In 1992 he founded a national Roma football team, which became runners-up at the European Minority Football Championship in Germany in 2012. The life story of a football madman, his ongoing fight against discrimination and an exciting panorama of 70 years of Central European history told from the perspective of a European Roma.