Mumbai,On Sunday, following a cardiac arrest, Former India footballer, Marto Gracias (Maharashtra and Tata Sports Club captain) passed away.
He was 75. He had undergone a bypass surgery a couple of years ago.Footballer is survived by his wife Theresa and daughter Evelyn.Gracias captained Maharashtra in the National Football Championships.
Marto wore India colors in international tournaments and his best effort was a hat-trick in India’s 4-0 win over Hong Kong at the 1967 Merdeka Cup.
The funeral mass will be held at the Our Lady of Assumption Church, Kandivali (West) at 4 p.m. on July 26.
- Footballer Marto Gracias is no more
- He died of Cardiac arrest
- Funeral mass to be held today at 4 pm