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Brazil great Carlos Alberto dies following heart attack

News 25 Oct 2016, 21:08 IST

RIO DE JANIERO (Reuters) - Brazil great Carlos Alberto, who captained the 1970 World Cup-winning side and scored one of the most acclaimed final goals ever, has died aged 72 following a heart attack, local TV reported on Tuesday.

Right-back Alberto was capped 53 times by Brazil and won titles with Fluminense and Santos.

(Reporting Andrew Downie, writing by Pritha Sarkar, editing by Toby Davis)

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