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Nicknamed the Dark Panther, he was among soccer’s most prolific forwards; called Western Footballer of the entire year in 1965. He started his professional profession at age group 15 with Sports de Lourenco Marques. He was inducted in to the FIFA International Soccer Hall of Champions and was called among the top 10 players from the 20th hundred years by IFFHS and Globe Soccer Journal. He wedded Zenobia da Silva, also called Flora, in 1965. The few experienced two daughters, Sandra and Carla, and later on, two grandchildren, Luis and Carolina. He and Pele are believed one of the better soccer players ever.

Quick Facts

Full Name Eusébio
Date Of Birth January 25, 1942
Died January 5, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal
Place Of Birth Maputo, Mozambique
Profession Soccer Player
Star Sign Aquarius

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1 Top goalscorer at the 1966 England's World Cup with 9 goals, scoring in 5 of 6 games played by Portugal. Also selected for the all-star team of the tournament.
2 Winner of France Football's Ballon D'Or in 1965, and runner-up in 1962 and 1966.
3 Father of two daughters with Flora named Sandra and Carla.
4 Grandchildren: Luís and Carolina (Sandra's children).
5 His football team is Benfica.
6 Portuguese soccer player who played in 64 international matches from 1961 to 1973 and scored 41 goals, a record that only was beaten after 25 years.



Belmonte 2014 TV Series in memory of - 1 episode



Football's Greatest 2010 TV Series Himself
Sport TV 2008 TV Series Himself
Globos de Ouro 2003 2004 TV Movie Himself
O Amigo Público 1998 TV Series Himself (1998)
Globos de Ouro 1997 1998 TV Movie Himself
Com Peso e Medida 1994 TV Series Himself (1994)
Jogo de Damas 1993 TV Series Himself (1993)
Olha Que Dois 1992 TV Series Himself
Eusébio: Um jogador de todos os tempos 1992 Documentary Himself - Interviewed
O Grande Circo dos Artistas 1991 TV Movie Himself
Gala dos Bigodes de Ouro 1991 TV Movie Himself
Os Olhos da Lua 1991 TV Series Himself (1991)
Na sowas! 1986 TV Series Himself
O Tal Canal 1983 TV Series Himself
O Foguete 1983 TV Series Himself (1983)
Eusébio, la Pantera Negra 1973 Documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Game of Their Lives 2002 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Story of Football 2002 Video documentary Himself - 1963 Centenary Celebration, World Cup Semi-Final 1966
Greatest Goals 1987 Video Himself - Portugal Player
Summer of '66 1986 TV Series Himself
O Cerco 1970 Himself - Football Player (uncredited)
Goal! The World Cup 1966 Documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

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2004 Career Golden Globe Golden Globes, Portugal

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