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José Augusto Torres

Personal information
Full nameJosé Augusto Costa Séneca Torres
Place of birthTorres Novas, Portugal
Height1.91 m
Playing positionCentre forward

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José Augusto da Costa Séneca Torres (-ptʒuˈzɛ ˈtoʁɨʃ; 8 September 1938 3 September 2010) was a Portuguese football centre forward and coach.

Nicknamed O Bom Gigante (The Kind Giant), most of his 21-year senior career was spent at Benfica, with great individual and team success (13 major titles). With the Portuguese national team, he participated in two World Cups separated by 20 years, one as player and the other as manager.

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