The footballing world remembers Eusebio

The footballing world has taken to Twitter to remember Portugal football great Eusebio who died in the early hours of this morning, aged 71.

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One of the greatest football players ever has passed away. My friend Eusebio died last night. My thoughts are with his family.

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Sad news that Eusebio has passed away, he was a true legend, a fantastic ambassador to football, a gentleman to the core. R.I.P. Sir

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Sad to hear that Eus├ębio has passed away. 733 goals in 745 appearances will always mark him down as a true legend of the game. R.I.P.

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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.