FOOTBALL LEGEND EUSEBIO

Tuesday, December 18, 2012


Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, commonly known simply as Eusébio, is a retired Mozambican-born Portuguese football forward. He was born on the 25th of January 1942 in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese East Africa.
Nicknamed the Black Panther, the Black Pearl, or O Rei (The King) in Portugal, Eusébio scored 733 goals in 745 competitive games in his career.
He was known for his speed, technique and his ferocious, accurate right-footed shot, making him an outstanding prolific goalscorer.
Eusébio is considered one of the best footballers of all-time by the IFFHS, experts and fans.
Individual Honours
European Footballer of the Year (1): 1965

Silver European Footballer of the Year (2): 1962, 1966

European Golden Boot (2): 1968, 1973

Bota de Prata (7): 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1973

European Cup top scorer (3): 1965, 1966, 1968

FIFA World Cup Golden Boot (1): 1966

FIFA World Cup Bronze Ball (1): 1966

FIFA World Cup All-Star Team (1): 1966

Portuguese Footballer of the Year (2): 1970, 1973

BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year (1): 1966
Video of Eusebio

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