Vítor Godinho, Former International Portuguese Footballer Dies at 78

Vítor Godinho, midfielder and winger who represented Belenenses for 28 seasons has reportedly passed away. The former Portuguese player dies at the age of 78 on July 14, 2023.

Mourning his passing, Ze Vicente Costa wrote,

I have now received news of the death of Vitor Godinho, it was from my time as Beginners and Juniors, colleague in the Troop where we went captain. from G.M.L. we were opponents and colleagues at Dyrup, it was his invitation that we attended the Football Coach Course (former SIMBOL) excellent colleague and man, still on the 2nd day was spoken at a lunch by former colleagues and friends, Rest in Peace Vitor. ⚽ ⚽ ⚽

Portuguese Football Federation also announced the passing of the icon, highlighting the course with the “cross of Christ on his chest”.

Vítor Godinho WIKIPEDIA
First Name Vítor
Last Name Godinho
Profession Association Football Player
Age 75 years old
Birth Sign Capricorn
Birth Date October 27, 1944
Birth Place Lisbon
Country Portugal

“Godinho left his mark on the emblem of Restelo, where he played for 28 seasons, 15 of them as a senior. The midfielder and winger totaled 285 matches with the symbol of the cross of Christ on his chest, having even represented Portugal on one occasion, at the service of the AA national team, ending his career at Sacavenense”, says the federation in a statement.

Belenenses also marked the death of Vitor Godinho, referring that even after he stopped playing, he remained in managerial roles at the club, having also collaborated with lectures to the youngest footballers.

“At this difficult time and on behalf of the entire Belenense family, the club’s governing bodies address all their family and friends, especially their two children, the most heartfelt condolences”, says Belenenses.

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Vítor Godinho cause of death was not given. He passed away at the age of 78 surrounded by his family.