Socrates age 57 RIP

Started by Capt Pat, December 04, 2011, 11:01:38 AM

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Capt Pat

The former Brazilian legend Socrates died of an intestinal infection at the Albert Einstein Hospital.


"All men are mortal"
Socrates (469 BC – 399 BC version).
If at first you don't succeed, then goto Plan B

Forever Green

Remember reading that he had taken ill a while back. Wasn't lucky enough to see him at his best. RIP Socrates


Quote from: From the Bunker on December 04, 2011, 12:28:49 PM
Supposed to have played for UCD reserves!
Urban legend. Heard so many variations of this Socrates playing for/at UCD. He was a beautiful elegant player and supposed to be a sound man. Loved his smokes. Played on what is remembered as the best Brazil team not to win the World Cup. May he RIP.
"As I get older I notice the years less and the seasons more."
John Hubbard


Alcohol abuse. Savage young age to die.