Brazil coach Mario Zagallo before the International friendly against Germany at the Neckarstadion in Stuttgart in Germany in 1998. Brazil won 2-1. (Photo by Getty Images/ Mandatory Credit: Mark Thompson /Allsport)
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva declared three days of national mourning Saturday for four-time World Cup-winning football legend Mario Zagallo, a day after his death at age 92.
Zagallo, who played alongside Pele in Brazil’s 1958 and 1962 World Cup-winning teams and later won the trophy as a coach, died Friday of multiple organ failure, said the Barra D’Or hospital in Rio de Janeiro, where he had been treated for a series of health problems in recent months.
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