Sao Paulo, Brazil – Former Brazil captain Socrates died of septic shock Sunday. He was 57.
Socrates captained Brazil at the 1982 World Cup, and also played in the 1986 tournament for the five-time world champions.
He played 60 times for Brazil, and scored 21 goals.
Socrates played at Botafogo, Fiorentina, Flamengo and Santos during his club career, but is most famous for his role at Corinthians. He scored 172 goals in 297 matches for Corinthians, which claimed the Brazilian title Sunday.