Brazil football legend Carlos Alberto laid to rest in Rio De Janeiro

October 27, 2016 11:15 am
Farewell to the old captain. Hundreds of mourners have gathered in to pay tribute to the Brazilian legend , who died at the age of 72, after suffering a heart attack.

Former capitan of ’s 1970 World Cup winning team, Carlos Alberto Torres, is buried at Irajá cemetery in de Janeiro, on October 26, 2016. ©AFP

Alberto’s coffin was carried for burial at the cemetery on Wednesday with a Brazilian flag draped over it.
The former captain is mostly remembered for scoring the iconic fourth goal in Brazil’s 4-1 victory over Italy in the 1970 World Cup Final.
Alberto won 53 caps for his national side and won domestic titles with 3 club teams.
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