Mário Coluna facts for kids
Coluna in 1969
|Full name||Mário Esteves Coluna|
|Date of birth||6 August 1935|
|Place of birth||Inhaca, Mozambique|
|Date of death||25 February 2014(aged 78)|
|Place of death||Maputo, Mozambique|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 71⁄2 in)|
|1951–1954||Desportivo Lourenço Marques|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
He spent most of his career with Benfica, appearing in 525 official games and scoring 127 goals during 16 professional seasons. Dubbed Monstro Sagrado (Sacred Monster) he won 19 major titles with his main club, including ten national leagues and two European Cups.
Coluna died on 25 February 2014 at the age of 78 in Maputo, after not being able to overcome a pulmonary infection.
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