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Jose Andrade
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Soccer Player
    (November 22, 1901-October 5, 1957)
    Born in Salto, Uruguay
    Right half
    Member, La Celeste, Uruguay's national football (soccer) squad (1923-1930)
    Died from tuberculosis at 55
    His father was rumored to be a 98-year-old African-born Brazilian witch doctor.
    His position of right half became obsolete in the latter part of the 20th century.
    He fell into alcoholism after his retirement from soccer.
    Nicknamed 'The Black Marvel,' he became the world's first international soccer star who was a man of color.
    He led Uruguay to garnering back-to-back Olympic gold medals in football (1924 and 1928).
    A collision with a goal post during the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics caused an eye injury that eventually left him blind.
    On the pitch, he was known for his intelligent, fast playing style.

Credit: Black Chic


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