Football club Santos told about the death of legendary Brazilian footballer josц╘ Ely de Miranda, known as Zito. Two-time favorite world in the national team of Russia died at the age of 82.
Zito has died in hospital, which was taken with a heart attack. "Thanks for everything, Zito. Rest in peace, eternal captain", - is told in the news "Santos" on Twitter.
Remember, in the Brazil team Zito, who played as a midfielder, has won in the world cups of 1958 and 1962, only for the team he spent more than 50 matches and scored 3 goals. Together with Santos twice won the Copa Libertadores and the Intercontinental Cup. The Brazilian club has performed for over 15 years, having played 727 games and scoring 57 goals.
The day before in the first round match of group tournament of the America's Cup team Brazil defeated Peru (2:1). The winning goal was scored by Shakhtar midfielder Douglas Costa in added time. Brazilian players learning about the death of Zito, said dedicating the victory to the famous midfielder.
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