For fans of Hungarian club Ferencvaros (FTC), their recent success has been both long-awaited satisfaction on the pitch and a chance to forget the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic woes.

For the first time in 16 years for a Hungarian side, the club advanced to the group stage of the Champions League, beating Celtic and Dinamo Zagreb along the way and landing in a group including giants like Barcelona and Juventus.

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To witness two of the game’s greats, Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, play in Budapest is more than a little satisfying to fans long deprived of the successes common in Hungary until the 1980s.

“This has been a screwed-up year, and FTC in the Champions League is the one bright spot for us right now,” Szebasztian Huber, editor of the club’s largest fan page…

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