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Just Fontaine, top scorer in a World Cup with 13 goals, passed away today at the age of 89. The historic soccer player left a nice anecdote with Pachuca more than 10 years ago.
And it is that Just Fontaine visited Mexican lands to participate in the ceremony that would include him in the Soccer Hall of Famefrom there he also revealed his secret to scoring goals.
The historical goalscorer Just Fontaine assured that he went to receive the award in Pachuca and his wife investigated on the internet, discovering that the Tuzos had been the first team in the history of Aztec football reviewed ESPN
After recounting this anecdote, Fontaine assured that thanks to this investigation, he did not attend the awards ceremony with his eyes closed and arrived in Pachuca knowingly.
For the legendary scorer the secret of his goals were simple, just shoot at the right moment and with a good location.
The unforgettable record of Just Fontaine in the 1958 Sweden World Cup
Just Fontaine scored 13 goals in the 1958 Sweden World Cup, at the height of “Oh Reí” Pelé. His goals were distributed in two Paraguays, two in Yugoslavia, one in Scotland, two in Northern Ireland, one in Brazil and four in the Federal Republic of Germany.
The multiple injuries forced the Moroccan-born soccer player into premature retirement at the age of 29, something that would have changed for his record, according to his own words.
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