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Garrincha, Mané, 1933-1983

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Personal name headingGarrincha, Mané, 1933-1983
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Variant(s)Dos Santos, Manoel Francisco, 1933-1983
Dos Santos, Manuel Francisco, 1933-1983
Garrincha, 1933-1983
Mané Garrincha, 1933-1983
Santos, Manoel dos, 1933-1983
Santos, Manuel Francisco dos, 1933-1983
Associated countryBrazil
Birth date1933-10-18
Death date1983-01-20
Place of birthPau Grande (Brazil)
Place of deathRio de Janeiro (Brazil)
AffiliationBotafogo de Futebol e Regatas (Club)
Profession or occupationSoccer players
Found inZanini, T. Mané Garrincha, 1984: p. 95 (b. Manoel dos Santos 10/18/33) p. 96 (acclaimed as world's best soccer player in 1962) p. 100 (d. 1/20/83)
Grande encic. Delta Larousse, c1970: (under Garrincha: Manuel Francisco dos Santos; called Garrincha)
Britannica academic edition online, Mar. 25, 2014 (Garrincha; byname of Manoel Francisco dos Santos; b. Pau Grande, Brazil, d. Rio de Janeiro; named Garrincha ("Little Bird") due to misshapen legs from polio; played in three World Cups, 1958-1962, 1966)
Wikipedia, Mar. 25, 2014 (Garrincha; Manuel Francisco dos Santos; also known as Mané (short for Manuel) by his friends; "Mané Garrincha" common among fans in Brazil; also called Alegria do Povo (Joy of the People) and Anjo de Pernas Tortas (Angel with Bent Legs))
Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed January 28, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Garrincha, Mané; Manoel Francisco dos Santos; soccer player; born 1933 Near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; drafted by Rio de Janeiro's Botafogo (1953); led the Brazilian team to its second victory in the 1962 World Cup; known in Brazil as A alegria do povo (the happiness of the people); died 1983 in Brazil)
Associated languagepor