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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.

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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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1Top 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.
2Winner of France Football's Ballon D'Or in 1965, and runner-up in 1962 and 1966.
3Father of two daughters with Flora named Sandra and Carla.
4Grandchildren: Luís and Carolina (Sandra's children).
5His football team is Benfica.
6Portuguese 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.



Belmonte2014TV Series in memory of - 1 episode



Football's Greatest2010TV SeriesHimself
Sport TV2008TV SeriesHimself
Globos de Ouro 20032004TV MovieHimself
O Amigo Público1998TV SeriesHimself (1998)
Globos de Ouro 19971998TV MovieHimself
Com Peso e Medida1994TV SeriesHimself (1994)
Jogo de Damas1993TV SeriesHimself (1993)
Olha Que Dois1992TV SeriesHimself
Eusébio: Um jogador de todos os tempos1992DocumentaryHimself - Interviewed
O Grande Circo dos Artistas1991TV MovieHimself
Gala dos Bigodes de Ouro1991TV MovieHimself
Os Olhos da Lua1991TV SeriesHimself (1991)
Na sowas!1986TV SeriesHimself
O Tal Canal1983TV SeriesHimself
O Foguete1983TV SeriesHimself (1983)
Eusébio, la Pantera Negra1973DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Game of Their Lives2002DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Story of Football2002Video documentaryHimself - 1963 Centenary Celebration, World Cup Semi-Final 1966
Greatest Goals1987VideoHimself - Portugal Player
Summer of '661986TV SeriesHimself
O Cerco1970Himself - Football Player (uncredited)
Goal! The World Cup1966DocumentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Career Golden GlobeGolden Globes, Portugal

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