The Last Save Of Moacyr Barbosa
The Last Save of Moyacyr Barbosa (Italian: L'ultima parata di Moacyr Barbosa) is a book by Darwin Pastorin, describing the life and times of the Brazilian goolkeeper of the 1950 World Cup, Moacyr Barbosa. Barbosa failed to stop a shot by Uruguay in the Final, and was treated as a pariah in many parts of Brazil for the rest of his life.
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