Eusebio

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Eusebio

(juːˈseɪbɪəʊ)
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(Biography) Silva Ferreira da (ˈsɪlvə fɛrˈeɪrə də). 1942–2014, Portuguese footballer; played for Benfica (1960-75) and Portugal for whom he scored 41 goals in 64 games; European Footballer of the Year (1965)
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Eusebio da Silva Ferreira dit Eusebio, de son vrai nom, decede en 2014 a Lisbonne, est un grand footballeur international portugais, qui a joue au poste d'attaquant pendant 20 ans, entre 1950 et 1970.
Last night, fellow Portuguese national Jose Mourinho paid tribute to the much-loved footballer, full name Eusebio da Silva Ferreira. The Chelsea manager said: "He's unique in our country.
From such unlikely beginnings, came a career of glory, one which made Eusebio da Silva Ferreira into a figure who transcended football, cast himself into the consciousness of two nations and the planet.
r From humble beginnings in the former Portuguese colony of Mozambique, Eusebio da Silva Ferreira became the most feared striker in Europe after making his debut for Benfica in 1961.