Czech football legend Josef Masopust dies at 84

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  • Monday, 29 Jun 2015

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Josef Masopust, who led Czechoslovakia into the 1962 World Cup final and was considered the country's greatest ever player, died on Monday after a long illness, his former club Dukla Prague announced. He was 84.

In perhaps the highlight of his career, Masopust put his country 1-0 ahead of holders Brazil after 15 minutes of the final.

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