Legendary Brazilian Striker, Coutinho Is Dead

Former Brazil and Santo striker Coutinho died on Monday at the age of 75.

 

Born Antonio Wilson Vieira Honorio on June 11, 1943, the striker went on to become a legend with Santos, where he made 457 total appearances while scoring 370 goals for the Brazilian club.

 

He was a member of the historic Santos squad that dominated world football at the time with Coutinho, Pele, Pepe and Dorval leading the squad.

 

During his time with the club, Coutinho was a two-time Copa Libertadores champion while winning two Intercontinental Cups and six Campeonato Paulista titles.

 

The forward was also a member of Brazil’s 1962 World Cup-winning squad.

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