Football legend Eusebio dies

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  • Monday, 06 Jan 2014

A file picture taken on Oct 30, 1973 in the Bois de Boulogne showing Portuguese football legend Eusebio da Silva Ferreira. Eusebio died at age 71 on Jan 5. -- AFP

The 1966 World Cup star was the first black African global football hero.

Portugal has declared three days of national mourning after one of its greatest footballers, Eusebio, died yesterday after reportedly suffering a heart attack at his home in Lisbon.

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