Uber rare Brazilian issue featuring Didi. The Campeoes dos Esportes collection was issued in 1958 as a commemoration of Brazilian "Champion" sport stars including the 1958 World Cup winning squad.
Didi was a Brazilian Soccer player who played as a midfielder or as a forward. He played in three FIFA World Cups (1954, 1958, and 1962), winning the latter two and was awarded the Golden Ball, given to the tournament's best player, for his performance at the 1958 competition. Widely considered one of Brazil's all time most influential soccer player.