- NAME: Eusébio
- OCCUPATION: Soccer Player
- BIRTH DATE: January 25, 1942 (Age: 71)
- Did You Know?: A statue of Eusébio was created for Madame Tussauds in London after his starring performance in the 1966 World Cup.
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
- Full Name: Eusébio da Silva Ferreira
- AKA: Eusébio
- Nickname: Pantera Negra (Black Panther)
- Nickname: Perla Negra (Black Pearl)
- Nickname: O Rei (The King)
- ZODIAC SIGN: Aquarius
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One of the first African-born soccer stars, Eusébio scored a tournament-high nine goals while leading Portugal to a third-place finish in the 1966 World Cup.
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Eusébio was hospitalized with pneumonia in December 2011 and suffered several health setbacks in the following months, but he was healthy enough to join Benfica for its trip to the 2013 UEFA Europa League final in the Netherlands.
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