One for you here Peter R. German based photo giant IMAGO have continued their editorial stories discovering specific photo collections represented by the agency – this month they have a photo article titled ‘Remembering Eusebio, the greatest footballer Africa has ever produced.’
They say: The Mozambique-born forward, who would have turned 80 on January 25, tore up the rule book of what a striker could be in the 1960s with Benfica and adopted country Portugal. The Game columnist Andy Murray recalls what made the Black Pearl so special and so adored…
For Portuguese football fans of a certain age, Eusebio will forever be the country’s best footballer with 41 goals in 64 international appearances but this Titan of Mozambique is the greatest African-born player in history, a harbinger of what the future would hold for generations of centre-forwards.
Read the full article here.