Alberto da Costa Pereira
The son of white Portuguese in Mozambique began his career with the club in Ferroviário of the then provincial capital of Lourenço Marques ( after independence: Maputo ). For the 1954/55 season he moved to the Portuguese mainland and was for the next twelve years, until 1967, the keeper of Benfica.
In Benfica of 1.88m great athlete played in the legendary club, the 1961 and 1962 European Cup of Champions won, along with the likes of José Águas, Germano de Figueiredo, Mário Coluna and Eusébio. Just as he stepped up to for the Portuguese national football team, for which he completed 22 matches. His first game there was the first Portuguese win against England ( 3-1 ) on 22 May 1955 in Porto. His last game for the national team was the 5-1 win against Turkey in the first qualifying match for the World Cup 1966 in England, which he missed because of poor form and in Portugal with a 2-1 win over the Soviet Union, the third on January 24, 1965 occupied space.
- European Champions Cup (2): 1961, 1962
- Portuguese Cup (7): 1954/55, 1959/60, 1960/61, 1962 /63 1963/64 1964 /65 1966/67
- Portuguese Football Cup ( 5): 1955, 1957, 1959, 1962, 1964