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Brazil's first World Cup winning captain Hilderaldo Bellini dies

by Cyrano de Bergerac
Mar 21, 2014 5:47 AM EDT



Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini has died in Sao Paulo aged 83. He was the first Brazilian to receive the World Cup as captain in 1958. He did it again in 1962.
According to many he was one of the most solid Central defenders.
He had been suffering from Alzheimer's for many years.

RIP