The Poster: The Philosopher-King | Remembering The Great Brazillian Footballer Socrates

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There was a time when Brazillian footballers were some of the most sought-after players in the world. One of the most famous and well-respected of these was Socrates, who played for clubs such as Corinthians, Fiorentina and Flamengo during his career. He was known for his intelligence both on and off the pitch, as well as his elegant style of play. He was a philosopher-king in every sense of the word, and his death in 2011 left a void in the world of football.

Socrates's Career

Socrates was born in Belém, Brazil, in 1954. He began his football career with Corinthians in 1974, before moving to Italy to play for Fiorentina in 1982. He returned to Brazil in 1984 and spent the rest of his career playing for various Brazilian clubs including Flamengo and Santos. He was capped 60 times by the Brazillian national team and played in the 1982 and 1986 World Cups.

Socrates was a gifted footballer and is widely regarded as one of the best players of his generation. He was known for his elegant style of play, and his ability to create chances for his teammates. He was also an excellent free-kick taker and scored many important goals from set pieces during his career.

Socrates was known for his elegant style of play, as well as his intelligence both on and off the pitch. He was a gifted speaker and used his platform to talk about politics and social issues. He was an outspoken critic of Brazil's military dictatorship and used his fame to raise awareness of the human rights abuses taking place under the regime.

Why is Socrates a legend of the game?

Some of Socrates's most famous moments and accomplishments on the football pitch came during the 1982 World Cup. He was a member of the Brazillian team that lost to Italy in the final, but he played exceptionally well throughout the tournament. One of Socrates' most memorable moments came in a game against Argentina when he scored a beautiful header to give Brazil a lead.

It was Socrates' vision and passing ability that made him such an important player for Brazil. He was often compared to another great Brazillian footballer, Pele. Socrates was a member of the so-called "Gang of Four", a group of Brazillian players that also included Zico, Falcao, and Junior. This group of players is considered to be one of the best ever assembled. They were known for their attacking style of play and their ability to score spectacular goals.

Socrates's playing style was elegant and fluid; he was a gifted playmaker noted for his vision, passing, creativity, and dribbling ability, as well as his overhead kick. A versatile midfield player, he was also capable of playing as a forward. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders ever. In 2004, he was voted by Pelé as one of the top 100 greatest living footballers.

Socrates was a true pioneer in the world of football. He was one of the first players to openly criticize the way the game was being played. He believed that football should be about more than just winning. Socrates once said, "Football is a game that should be played with joy and passion, but not as a profession."

The Brazillian footballer Socrates was a true pioneer in the world of football. He will be remembered for his vision, passing ability, and his commitment to playing the game with joy and passion.

Socrates The Philosopher

It was not just Socrates's footballing ability that made him special. He was also a highly intelligent man, with a keen interest in politics and philosophy. He was nicknamed 'The Doctor' due to his academic achievements - he holds a degree in medicine from the University of São Paulo.

When Socrates passed away in December of 2011, the world lost one of its greatest footballers. He was a maestro on the pitch, and his vision and passing ability were without peers. However, Socrates was more than just a great footballer; he was also a man of principle who used his platform to speak out against injustice.

During his career, Socrates was an outspoken critic of the Brazilian military dictatorship that was in power at the time. He used his status as a national icon to call for democratic reform, and he even ran for president in 1988 on an anti-corruption platform. Although Socrates didn't win the election, his courage in speaking out against injustice is something that we should all remember and admire.

Socrates was more than just a footballer; he was a philosopher-king in every sense of the word. He died in 2011, aged 57. His death left a void in the world of football, and he will be remembered fondly as one of the greatest footballers to ever grace the game.

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