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Luis Figo Biography

Raised In Lisbon, Controversy Over Transfer Fees, World Cup Frustration, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments

1972-

Portuguese soccer player

Luis Figo, a World Footballer of the Year, was in such demand that he was sold from FC Barcelona to Real Madrid of Spain's elite soccer league for $56 million in 2000. In his native Portugal, Figo has been compared to the great Eusebio.

Sketch by Paul Burton

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