Full name:Branislav Kubala Daučík
Date of Birth:10 January 1949
Place of Birth:Šahy, Czechoslovakia
Date of Death:25 February 2018
Place of Death:Reus, Spain
Weight:1970 lbs

Playing history:

1964-1965Real Betis20
1967Toronto Falcons153713
1968Toronto Falcons6000
1968Dallas Tornado9419
1968St. Louis Stars2000
1971-1972UE Sant Andreu


Branko was the son of soccer star László Kubala.

As part of his soccer education his father sent him around Europe to train with the best clubs and coaches. For a year he trained at AC Milan’s training ground on Lake Como with Swedish international star Nils Liedholm as the head coach.

In December 1964 he arrived in London to train with Arsenal under the guidance of Billy Wright.

On May 28, 1967 he arrives in Toronto together with his uncle Fernando Daucik. Daucik had been appointed as head coach of National Professional Soccer League club Toronto Falcons. The pair arrives just in time for Falcons’s NPSL against the Philadelphia Spartans. Branko plays in the final 15 minutes of the match as the Falcons lose 2-7.

Before the start of the 1968 season the Toronto Falcons become members of the North American Soccer League. Branko started the season with the Falcons before joining Dallas Tornado.

On July 29, 1968 he was acquired by St. Louis Stars from Dallas Tornado. On August 6, 1968 he informed the Stars that he was leaving the club to join the Spanish army.

After his two years of national service he played in minor soccer in Spain.

Branko died on 25 February 2018 at the age of 69.