Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to Tamas Kadar's performance for Hungary

Hungary's Tamas Kadar at half time

The former Newcastle talent has impressed his former club's fans.

Hungary's Tamas Kadar at half timeHungary's Tamas Kadar at half time

Hungary are on the verge of the knockout stages of Euro 2016 after picking up a vital point against Iceland in Marseille yesterday.

It was a game with plenty of English interest in players old and new on the Iceland side – but also with Hungary.

Hungary's Tamas Kadar is booked by referee Sergey KarasevHungary's Tamas Kadar is booked by referee Sergey Karasev

Former Aston Villa youngster Zoltan Stieber featured, as did former Crystal palace and Burnley keeper Gabor Kiraly while striker Tamas Priskin has previously played for the likes of Watford, Ipswich Town and QPR.

Newcastle United fans were however diverting their attentions to the Hungary left-back Tamas Kadar.

Newcastle United's Tamas Kadar in actionNewcastle United's Tamas Kadar in action

His long hair, beard and tattoos made him hard to recognise but this was indeed the same Kadar who joined Newcastle from Zalaegerszeg in 2008.

The then 16-year-old went on to play 18 times for Newcastle United in a five-year stint at St James’ Park.

Despite showing some promise he was released in 2012 and after spells at Roda JC and Diosgyor he has settled in Polish football with Lech Poznan.

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He gave away an unfortunate penalty in the game, after being put in hospital by Kiraly’s poor ‘keeping, but overall put in yet another solid performance – after a similarly impressive turn-out against Hungary in the opening game.

Considering Newcastle Untied struggled at left-back last season it left many Toon fans scratching their heads on Twitter as to why Kadar was not afforded more of a chance at Newcastle…

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