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Find A Grave - Cemiterio Raiz da Serra (Magé Region)
Garrincha, Manuel b. October 28, 1933 d. January 20, 1983 Professional Football (Soccer) Player. He was born in Pau Grande, Magé, Rio de Janerio, Brazil. He was born knock-kneed and with a leg shorter than other. But, this was not a handicap for him. His first professional team was the Botafogo from 1956 to 1964. In 1962, he was named the Best Player of the World. He participated in three World's Champion, in 1958, 1963 and 1966, with one of the best team of the football's story, along with Pelé, Didí, Vavá and Zagalo. He was known as Garrincha, a...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cemiterio Raiz da Serra (Magé Region), Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil