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EUSEBIO "THE BLACK PANTHER" one of THE 10 GREATEST SOCCER PLAYERS of the world

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Eusebio da Silva Ferreira, known as Eusebio in the Latin soccer single-name fashion,  who past away a few years ago in Lisbon at the age of 71, is still considered one of the 10 best players in the world of soccer.

Soccer fans called him the Black Panther, he was without a doubt the  most captivating player of the 1966 World Cup.

Playing for Portugal, Eusebio was the center of gravity in that tournament. He personally gave Portugal a victory, after his team was loosing 3-0 to North Korea in the first 25 minutes, the North Koreans had previously already stunned Italy. However, Eusebio scored four goals, and Portugal won that match, 5-3.



Eusebio was born in Mozambique on Jan. 25, 1942, to an Angolan father, but he was able to play for Portugal because those countries were still considered colonies. The rumor grew that he had been kidnapped by Benfica, one of the greatest soccer teams from Portugal, until he signed a contract.

“These are all lies, pure and simple!” Eusebio said in a 200…

DISCOVER THE GETTY VILLA

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A recreation of an ancient Roman country house, the Getty Villa offers a taste of life in the first century A.D. J. Paul Getty and His VillaJ. Paul Getty purchased his first work of ancient art in 1939: a small terracotta sculpture. Hisantiquities collection grew to include Greek, Roman, and Etruscan art, and in 1968 he announced he would build a major museum on his Malibu property. It would be a near replica of the Villa dei Papiri, a luxurious Roman residence in Herculaneum, Italy that had been buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Re-imagining the Villa dei PapiriThe Villa dei Papiri (“Villa of the Papyruses”) was rediscovered in the 1750s. The excavation recovered bronze and marble sculptures, wall paintings, colorful stone pavements, and over a thousand papyrus scrolls—hence the name.



When planning for the construction of the Getty Villa in the 1970s, architects looke…