Portugal 5-3 North Korea, World Cup 1966
There is so much to love about this short highlights package from the 1966 World Cup quarter-final – the quintessentially English commentary, the North Koreans' first goal and the way their forward slips while trying to celebrate it and the dubious pitchside camera angle – but the standout moment is when Eusébio runs into the net to pick up the ball after he has scored Portugal's opening goal. He knows the comeback is on and simply jogs back to the centre-circle and puts the ball down, as if welcoming the North Korea players to kick it off. Portugal are 3-1 down, but they won't be trailing for long.
Eusébio, his former team-mates and opponents discuss his career in this half-hour documentary. Bobby Charlton, José Augusto and António Simões are among those to remember his best performances, but the most interesting analysis comes from the man himself: "I would mark the defence. They would think they were marking me, but no, I'd be marking them, because I was a lot quicker than any of them. When Simões got the ball, he'd know where I'd go and play the ball into space – and I'd run on to it and score."
Eusébio's touches of the ball in the 1968 European Cup final
"This man can manufacture a chance out of nothing," says the commentator after Eusébio drives a shot on to the bar against Manchester United in the 1968 European Cup final. He was a constant threat in the match despite the firm attentions of Nobby Stiles. Paddy Crerand later admitted: "I felt sorry for Eusébio because Nobby Stiles was marking him and not in the way you're supposed to mark people. People kicked lumps out of him and he didn't care, he just carried on playing. What a player."
Eusébio applauds Alex Stepney in the European Cup final
When Eusébio applauded Alex Stepney for saving the shot that could have won the 1968 European Cup for Benfica, the Manchester United keeper was too busy picking a pass to notice that one of the greatest players who had ever lived was giving him a standing ovation:
"After making the save I didn't quite follow what happened. I knew there were only a few minutes to go and I wanted to start a counterattack so I threw the ball to Tony Dunne. I saw something out of the corner of my eye but didn't quite understand what was happening. But I saw it on telly afterwards and what had happened was that Eusébio had stood there applauding. Well, that's the kind of man he was: the respect he gave to me and to football was tremendous."
The sportsmanship was not lost on the rest of the football world.
Phoenix From The Flames
Eusébio joins David Baddiel and Frank Skinner to discuss the merits of Bob Hope, who "only got two caps for Scotland and ended up running a sandwich bar in West Bromich called Megabite". He also recreates his goals for Portugal against North Korea in the 1966 World Cup.
Eusebio's goals and skills
Ten minutes of goals, dribbles, shots, skills and celebrations. RIP Eusébio.