Born, Artur Antunes Coimbra, known as Zico, was the youngest of three footballing brothers. Zico needed a diet of anabolic steriods and vitamins to build himself up, but it was his natural talent that made him a superstar.
In spite of his great ball skills, a sharp mind and thunderous shots, he failed to win the World Cup with Brazil in three attempts (1978, 1982 and 1986).
After his retirement, Zico briefly became a politician. He later moved to Japan to help begin the "J League" and then returned to help coach the Brazilian team.
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