Football world pays tribute to Esuebio da Silva Ferreira

Footballers have been paying tribute to Portugal football great Eusebio on Twitter, following his death at the age of 71.

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Said about the news that eusebio has died. What a great player he was. RIP http://t.co/eYmWXMHWIZ

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Sad news that Eusebio has died. One of the greats of his generation. Could play and strike a ball like very few others. #RIP

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Fans applaud Eusebio's coffin on Benfica's pitch

Thousands of fans have applauded the coffin of Portuguese football legend Eusebio as it lay on the centre spot at Benfica's Estadio da Luz in Lisbon. Three days of moruning have been declared after his death yesterday.