In 1963, the most famous football player on the planet was snatched in South America by a terrorist group who quickly realised they had bitten off more than they could chew.

Read the full story in the July 2019 issue of FourFourTwo.

Published by Paul Brown

Writes about football, history, true adventure. The Guardian, Four Four Two, When Saturday Comes, The Blizzard, Longreads, Deadspin, etc. Latest book: The Ruhleben Football Association. Twitter: @paulbrownUK