Angolan music stars died at age 70

Here are 1 famous musicians from Angola died at 70:

José Águas

José Águas (November 9, 1930 Lobito-December 10, 2000 Lisbon) also known as Jose Aguas was an Angolan personality.

Although born in Angola, José Águas is best known for his career as a Portuguese football player. He played as a striker for several notable European clubs, including Benfica, Belenenses, and Roma. Águas was a key player on the Benfica squad that won consecutive European Cups in 1961 and 1962. He also represented Portugal internationally, scoring a total of 11 goals in 25 matches. After retiring from playing, Águas went on to coach several teams, including Benfica and the Angola national team. He is considered a legend in Portuguese football and was posthumously inducted into the Portuguese Football Hall of Fame in 2012.

In addition to being a successful football player and coach, José Águas was also a trained electrician. He completed his apprenticeship in Angola before moving to Portugal to pursue his football career. Beyond his professional accomplishments, Águas was known for his humility and dedication to his family. He was married to his wife, Natalina, for over 40 years and had two children with her. José Águas' legacy continues to inspire football fans and players in Portugal and beyond. In 2017, Benfica renamed one of their stadiums after him, further cementing his place in the sport's history.

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