Brazil's 1958 FIFA World Cup-winning captain Bellini has died at the age of 83. FIFA 14 Coins IOS The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on its website that Bellini died on Thursday, having been a sufferer of Alzheimer's disease since 2011.
The statement also added that Bellini, a former player of Vasco da Gama, Sao Paulo and Atletico Paranaense, would be buried in his home town of Itapira on Friday. CBF president Jose Maria Marin said: "Brazilian football and its fans are mourning the death of a man who was a great captain.
"I had the opportunity to meet him during his time at Sao Paulo where he proved, as well as being an excellent defender, he was a gentleman and an exemplary professional."
Bellini led his team, with a 17-year-old Pele rising through their ranks to become a superstar, to the World Cup trophy in Sweden in 1958, where the Seleção beat the host nation 5-2 in the final. If you know to know more news about football, please click cheap fifa coins! read more: FIFA 14 Ultimate IOS Coins