Eusebio


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Eusebio

(Eusebio Ferreira da Silva), 1942–2014, generally considered Portugal's greatest soccer player, b. Mozambique. The "Black Panther" first played (1957–60) on the Sporting Lourenço Marques club in Mozambique, moving in 1961 to Portugal to join Lisbon Benfica, where he spent his best years. An extraordinarly quick and powerful midfielder, Eusebio was the Portuguese League's top scorer seven times (1964–68, 1970, 1973), was named European footballer of the year (1965), and led Benfica to a European Cup (1962) and 11 league championships (1961–65, 1967–74). He also played (1961–73) on Portugal's national team. Hobbled by a serious knee injury (1974), he ended his playing career (1975–79) with a series of North American and Portuguese teams.

Eusebio

Silva Ferreira da . born 1942, Portuguese footballer
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According to the poll body, Eusebio's protest "failed to reflect a detailed specification of the acts of omission complained of showing electoral fraud, anomalies or irregularities in the protested precincts.
Jimenez noted that the decision 'cited the insufficiency in form and substance of the election protest filed by Eusebio, in that 'it failed to reflect a detailed specification of the acts or omissions complained of showing the electoral frauds, anomalies, or irregularities in the protested precincts''
He noted Eusebio's claim of missing votes only covered 81 Vote Counting Machines (VCM) with 50,000 votes-still below Sotto's 86,500 'commanding' lead against the previous Pasig Mayor.
Pasig City, one of the richest cities in the country, did not have any other mayor outside the Eusebio clan since Vicente Eusebio was elected mayor in 1992.
Eusebio, of Portugal, takes a flying dive after a foul by a North Korean defender leading to a penalty kick, from which he scored his and his team's fourth goal, at Goodison Park, on July 23, 1966
They started brightly, but conceded two first half goals to Simoes in the 15th minute and Eusebio in the 27th.
The speculation circulated on the eve of Girona's Copa Del Rey tie against Atletico Madrid tonight, with Eusebio bound to be again quizzed on Stuani's future afterwards.
IF you need a pick-up from Newcastle's opening day loss at Fulham, just think back 45 years ago to when the Magpies took on Eusebio's Benfica at St James' Park - and beat them.
Also on my list are Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas, Pele, Eusebio, Franz Beckenbauer, Diego Maradona, Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi.
EUSEBIO Sacristan has been named as Real Sociedad head coach following the sacking of David Moyes.