Sócrates: Highlights from the Brazilian Legend's Career and Legacy

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Sócrates: Highlights from the Brazilian Legend's Career and Legacy
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This week, still reeling over the loss of Wales coach Gary Speed, the footballing world has suffered another great loss. Brazilian midfield legend Sócrates, known as "The Doctor" for his actual license to practice medicine and his great precision and intelligence on the pitch, passed away over the weekend, a result of septic shock from food poisoning. 

Sócrates, who made his trade predominantly at Brazilian club Corinthians, was known for his creativity, leadership and conviction on and off the pitch and he will be sorely missed by fans all over the world. Here are just a few of many highlights from his career, with video to relive all of the best moments. If you have some Sócrates moments you'd like to share, as always, have at it in the comments section.  

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