Roma legend Da Costa dies

Roma are mourning striker Dino Da Costa, who died at the age of 89, and is eighth in the all-time club scoring charts.

Da Costa was born in Brazil, but took on Italian citizenship, as he moved to Italy in 1955.

He spent five years with the Giallorossi, going on to represent Fiorentina, Atalanta, Juventus, Hellas Verona and Ascoli before retirement in 1968.

Da Costa scored 106 goals in 281 Serie A games during his career, along with five goals in 31 Serie B appearances.

He found the net 75 times for Roma in 160 matches, of which 71 were in Serie A, putting him eighth in the all-time club scoring charts for the top flight.

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