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Eusébio Poster

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Overview (5)

Born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique [now Maputo]
Died in Lisbon, Portugal  (heart and lung failure)
Birth NameEusébio da Silva Ferreira
Nicknames O Pantera Negra
O Rei
The Black Pearl
The Black Panther
The King
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Eusébio was born on January 25, 1942 in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique as Eusébio da Silva Ferreira. He was married to Flora. He died on January 5, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Spouse (1)

Flora (? - 5 January 2014) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (8)

Portuguese soccer player who played in 64 international matches from 1961 to 1973 and scored 41 goals, a record that only was beaten after 25 years.
His football team is Benfica.
Grandchildren: Luís and Carolina (Sandra's children).
Father of two daughters with Flora named Sandra and Carla.
Winner of France Football's Ballon D'Or in 1965, and runner-up in 1962 and 1966.
Top goalscorer at the 1966 England's World Cup with 9 goals, scoring in 5 of 6 games played by Portugal. Also selected for the all-star team of the tournament.
His maternal grandfather was Portuguese.
Silver Medal of the Order of Prince Henry (19 December 1966), Grand-Cross of the Order of the Prince Henry (21 January 1992), Grand-Cross of the Order of Merit (5 July 2004).

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