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Brazilian Football Legend, Carlos Alberto, Dies At 72

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Brazilian football legend, Carlos Alberto, died in Rio Janeiro following a heart attack at the age of 72.

He has over 50 caps in a 13-year international career for Brazil and helped domestic teams, Flamengo and Santos, to win national titles.

Alberto, a former right back, was the captain of the great Brazilian team at the 1970 World Cup. He claimed glory for his team by scoring one of the most famous goals in the 1970 final and the tournament’s history.
His iconic strike has become one of the most recognizable in world football and is synonymous with the Brazil legend.

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