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RIP - Eusébio - Great Portuguese Footballer - Dead at 71

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RIP - Eusébio - Great Portuguese Footballer - Dead at 71

Not really travel related but there is sad news this morning for football fans world-wide!

Eusébio, one of Portugal's most famous, if not its the most famous player from the '60's and '70's, passed away in Lisbon this morning at the age of 71.

A stalwart of Benfica football club and the Portugal national side, hew influenced Portuguese football for generations.

More here: http://bit.ly/1dmsmI8

R.I.P Eusébio!

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1. Re: RIP - Eusébio - Great Portuguese Footballer - Dead at 71

Indeed very sad news. I remember watching the 1966 World Cup and seeing him play.

Let's hope he gets a suitable monument somewhere.

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2. Re: RIP - Eusébio - Great Portuguese Footballer - Dead at 71

He already has one at the entrance of Benfica stadium since 1992 http://www.abola.pt/nnh/ver.aspx?id=451348

3. Re: RIP - Eusébio - Great Portuguese Footballer - Dead at 71

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