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01/01/2013 Uruguay’s Ladislao Mazurkiewicz dies aged 67

Mazurkiewicz died in Montevideo, Uruguay, aged 67, from undisclosed causes. He is buried at Parque del Recuerdo cemetery. Mazurkiewicz was considered to be one among the finest goalkeepers in the world and his performance in the 1970 World Cup in Mexico epitomized what he was capable of with his displays between the sticks ensuring the South Americans would go as far as the last 4 in Brazil.