- Associated Press - Monday, January 9, 2017

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) - Roberto Cabanas, who was a top striker for various clubs and Paraguay, died on Monday in the capital Asuncion. He was 55.

Valerio Cabanas, the brother of the deceased, said the cause of death was a heart attack.

Cabanas played for local club Cerro Porteno, was a member of Paraguay’s 1986 World Cup team, and was a regular with the New York Cosmos in the early 1980s.

He also played for French clubs Brest and Lyon, Colombia’s America, and Argentina’s Boca Juniors.

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