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Brazilian legend Nilton Santos dies

Nilton Santos, twice a World Cup winner for Brazil and one of soccer's great left backs, has died. He was 88. The Brazilian soccer federation said he died Wednesday of a lung infection in a Rio de Janeiro hospital. Santos played with Pele on the Brazilian teams that won the World Cup in 1958 and 1962. He was a pioneer at his position, one of the first defenders to take part in...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brazilian World Cup winner Nilton Santos dies

Nilton Santos, twice a World Cup winner for Brazil and one of soccer's great left backs, has died. He was 88. The Brazilian soccer federation said he died Wednesday of a lung infection in a Rio de Janeiro hospital. Santos played with Pele on the Brazilian teams that won the World Cup in 1958 and 1962. He was a pioneer at his position, one of the first defenders to take part in...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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