Eusébio

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Eusébio
Eusebio (1963).jpg
Eusébio in 1963
Personal information
Full name Eusébio da Silva Ferreira
Date of birth (1942-01-25)January 25, 1942
Place of birth Lourenço Marques (now Maputo), Mozambique
Date of death (2014-01-05)January 5, 2014
Place of death Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1975
1975
1975–1976
1976
1976–1977
1977
Benfica
Boston Minutemen
Monterrey
Toronto Metros-Croatia
Beira-Mar
Las Vegas Quicksilver
National team
1961–1973 Portugal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eusébio (25 January 1942 – 5 January 2014) was a Portuguese football player. He played for Portugal national team and Benfica. He is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.[1]

He was born in Mozambique.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
PortugalLeague
1960/61 Benfica Portuguese Liga 1 1
1961/62 17 12
1962/63 24 23
1963/64 19 28
1964/65 20 28
1965/66 23 25
1966/67 26 31
1967/68 24 42
1968/69 21 10
1969/70 22 21
1970/71 22 19
1971/72 24 19
1972/73 28 40
1973/74 21 16
1974/75 9 2
United StatesLeague
1975 Boston Minutemen NASL 7 2
MexicoLeague
1975/76 Monterrey Primera División 10 1
United StatesLeague
1976 Toronto Metros-Croatia NASL 21 16
PortugalLeague
1976/77 Beira-Mar Portuguese Liga 12 3
United StatesLeague
1977 Las Vegas Quicksilver NASL 17 2
Country Portugal 313 320
United States 45 20
Mexico 10 1
Total 368 341

International career statistics[change | change source]

[3]

Portugal national team
YearAppsGoals
1961 2 1
1962 5 2
1963 1 0
1964 6 4
1965 7 7
1966 12 12
1967 6 3
1968 2 1
1969 4 2
1970 1 0
1971 5 2
1972 9 4
1973 4 3
Total 63 41

References[change | change source]

  1. [1]
  2. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Eusébio". www.national-football-teams.com.
  3. "Eusébio Ferreira da Silva - Goals in International Matches". www.rsssf.com.