INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL NEWS - DECEMBER : 2014

East Bengal felicitated Brazilian Legendary ZICO at Club.

East Bengal felicitated Brazilian Legendary ZICO

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East Bengal Club today felicitated the legendary footballer Arthur Antunes Coimbra Zico. The Brazilian superstar striker who currently in Kolkata with the FC Goa team visited East Bengal Club this afternoon. He was welcomed by Mr Kalyan Mazumdar, General Secretary East Bengal along with other officials and a host of Red and Gold fanatics.

"It is a Red Letter Day for East Bengal Club, we are really proud to welcome a legendary footballer like Zico in East Bengal." This was the feelings of East Bengal, General Secretary. Zico shown his satisfaction while inspecting the club's infrastructure, gymnasium and the coffee shop. While addressing Zico said, "I am delighted to visit one of the greatest football clubs in India, Incidentally, I started my career at a Brazilian club, Quintino's whose jersey colour is also Red & Gold as East Bengal.

East Bengal felicitated Brazilian Legendary ZICO

I wish East Bengal all the success and wish them to achieve many laurels. Zico added that football is a easy game and one should not came it complicated. Though individual brilliance is good but Football is a team game. East Bengal is the only club where the legendary footballer came during his stay in India.

East Bengal felicitated Brazilian Legendary ZICO

Zico's International records : Played 71 matches and scored 48 goals.
Zico's Club record : Played 697 matches and scored 476 goals
Zico in World Cup : 1978, 1982, 1986

Zico's coaching recrds

1999 : Kashima Antlers

2000-2002 : CFZ
2002-2006 : Japan
2006-2008 : Fenerbahce
2008 : Bunyodkor
2009 : CSKA Moscow
2009-2010 : Olympiacos
2011-2012 : Iraq
2013-2014 : Al-Gharafa
2014 : FC Goa