• Short Summary

    PORTUGAL'S WORLD CUP FOOTBALL TEAM HAS RETURNED HOME FROM BRITAIN TO A HEROES' WELCOME FROM PEOPLE AND GOVERNMENT.

  • Description

    PORTUGAL'S WORLD CUP FOOTBALL TEAM HAS RETURNED HOME FROM BRITAIN TO A HEROES' WELCOME FROM PEOPLE AND GOVERNMENT. THOUSANDS LINED THE STREETS OF LISBON ON MONDAY EVENING WHEN THE TEAM--PLACED THIRD IN THE FINAL LISTINGS--WENT TO THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE TO RECEIVE DECORATION FROM PRESIDENT TOMAS. ON TUESDAY THE TEAM WAS RECEIVED BY THE PRIME MINISTER, DR. ANTONIO DE OLIVEIRA SALAZAR, WHO CONGRATULATED THEM ON THEIR ACHIEVEMENT.

    EUSEBIO, TOP GOAL SCORER IN THE COMPETITION, SEEMED THE FAVOURITE OF THE CROWDS. THE DECORATION EACH TEAM MEMBER RECEIVED FROM PRESIDENT TOMAS WAS THE SILVER MEDAL OF THE ORDER OF DOM HENRIQUE. THIS WAS BESTOWED "FOR THE RELEVANT SERVICES RENDERED BY THEM TO PORTUGAL ABROAD."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE0EJNV0PIYSZ5B4JYA9Y3CBUQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0EJNV0PIYSZ5B4JYA9Y3CBUQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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