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Cult heroes: The Brazilian boy who was already a man

Lagoa da Prata, Minas Gerais. Translating to Silverlake in English, and best known for gold mining, the town can also take credit for producing a rock which swiftly became a polished diamond.

Gilberto Aparecido da Silva. His middle name; Portuguese for making an appearance, he earned a reputation for showing up at exactly the right time throughout his career.

Gilberto Silva
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