Eusebio

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Birthday
25, 1942
Birthplace
Maputo, Mozambique
Death Date
Jan 5, 2014 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1942
Birthplace
Maputo, Mozambique
Death Date
Jan 5, 2014 (71)

About

Nicknamed the Black Panther, he was one of soccer's most prolific forwards; named European Footballer of the Year in 1965.

Before Fame

He began his professional career at age 15 with Sporting de Lourenco Marques.

Trivia

He was inducted into the FIFA International Football Hall of Champions and was named one of the top 10 players of the 20th century by IFFHS and World Soccer Magazine.

Family Life

He married Zenobia da Silva, also known as Flora, in 1965. The couple had two daughters, Sandra and Carla, and later, two grandchildren, Luis and Carolina.

Associated With

He and Pele are considered among the best soccer players of all time.