Porto’s best goalscorer Fernando Gomes dies at 66

LISBON, Nov 27 — Former Portugal intercontinental striker and FC Porto’s finest at any time goalscorer Fernando Gomes has died aged 66, the club reported on Saturday.

Gomes amassed a staggering haul of 355 objectives in 452 games in two spells at Porto, winning the European Cup with them in 1987.

He also gained the Golden Boot in 1983 and 1985 as top rated marksman in European club soccer.

Gomes also played in Spain at Gijon and finished his participating in days in the Portuguese funds with Sporting Lisbon.

“He was a synonym for course, aims and type during his occupation,” the Portuguese Soccer Federation said of the striker who was capped 47 periods.

Porto reported that Gomes had been struggling from most cancers over the last a few a long time. — AFP