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    Cricketer Of The Year The Sean's Avatar
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    RIP Alfredo Di Stefano

    Arguably the greatest - and almost certainly the most complete - all-round player the world game has ever produced has died in his spiritual home of Madrid aged 88. The only man to score in five European Cup finals, and it's fair to say he changed the way the game was played. RIP.

    Legend Di Stefano dies, aged 88 - BBC Sport
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    BARNES OUT dontcloseyoureyes's Avatar
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    The GOAT.

    RIP to a legend.
    The one, the only CW Black
    47.3 W Coppinger to Heads 
        Smacked the ball straight into the groin of Iwuajoku who has fallen over, 
        miraculously with the ball still caught in his scrotal area! Out!

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    International Regular OverratedSanity's Avatar
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    Deserves to be recognized up there with Pele and Maradona in the all time stakes. RIP.

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    Englishman BoyBrumby's Avatar
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    Locked up inside my opium den, surrounded by some Chinamen
    Played internationals for three different countries but never, I think I'm right in saying, in a world cup.

    His two muckers (Raymond Kopa and Ferenc Puskas) and he were the bedrock of what is in all likelihood the greatest club side ever.

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    - As featured in The Independent.

    "as much a news event as an actual footballer, a worthy stop-start centre forward, but an all-time hyper-galactico when it comes to doing funny things with cars and hats, a player whose signing proves once again that the Premier League is still undoubtedly the best in the world when it comes to doing things with cars and hats."
    - Barney Ronay on Mario Balotelli

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    Spanish_Vicente sledger's Avatar
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    Sledger Snr tells me that as a lad he once saw Di Stefano play for Spain.

    Not as good a finisher as Ronnie Moore apparently.


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