STEPHEN BRANDT RECALLS WHEN THE BOYS FROM BELO HORIZONTE STUNNED PELE & CO.
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No answer: Even Pele’s Santos were unable to halt Cruzeiro’s march
Class act: Dirceu Lopes
IN THE 1960s it wasn’t easy to beat Santos. They were arguably the best team in the world, and rockstars wherever they went.
But Cruzeiro beat Santos – Pele and all – in 1966 in the biggest national competition at the time.
Cruzeiro, a club with Italian roots, are a team in Belo Horizonte, ...
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