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Portugal’s former footballer Eusébio died

Jan 6, 2014 17:20 IST

Portugal’s former football player Eusebio da Silva Ferreira died on 5 January 2014 due to heart attack.

Eusebio was born in Mozambique but he played for Portugal. He was Africa's first international football star.

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Following are the list of tittles won by Eusebio:
•    Eusebio won 64 caps for Portugal and the European Cup with Benfica in 1962.
•    11 national championships
•    European footballer of the year in 1965.
•    Golden Ball for the best European player in 1965. The Golden Ball award is given for best player.
•    Two ‘Golden Boots‘ (1967/68 and 72/73) for the best European scorer. The Golden Boot was first awarded in 1930 for top goal scorer.
•    Seven times top scorer in the national championship
•    American Champion in 1975, and Mexican in 1976.

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