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Last Updated: Monday, 22 November 2004, 14:18 GMT
Socrates makes his Garforth debut
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Socrates at the 1986 World Cup: Lithe, elegant, athletic and very, very hairy
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Socrates at Manchester Airport, November 2004: Bigger and less hairy but eager to make his Northern Counties League debut
Garforth owner Simon Clifford and Socrates
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Socrates arrives at Garforth ahead of his debut against Tadcaster, and is greeted by club supremo Simon Clifford - he is also introduced to the British football winter coat
Socrates at Garforth Town
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Socrates leads the pre-match exercises - his Garforth team-mates give the big man enough room to carry out his routine
Socrates t-shirt seller
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Socrates t-shirts go on sale to commemorate the Brazilian's arrival - all three garments are sold within minutes
Garforth Town team-sheet.
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Garforth's Andy Long sacrifices his number six shirt for the Brazilian legend, while the team also contains what appears to be another famous face - they do say football is the new rock n' roll
Socrates on bench for Garforth Town
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Socrates takes to the bench and is told the temperature in North Yorkshire can drop in an instant...
Socrates at Garforth Town
8 of 13 which Socrates reveals his new winter wardrobe from the 'Down and Out' collection
Garforth fans
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A home fan gives a knowing look after finally getting the chance to display his Garforth Town Brazil flag
Socrates plays for Garforth Town
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Socrates comes off the bench 12 minutes from the end and is given a chance to shine
Socrates plays for Garforth
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The Brazilian tests the Tadcaster 'keeper with a 20-yard drive and then takes a minute to soak up the big-match atmosphere and regain his breath
Socrates at Garforth Town
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Socrates then shows the 3,000 watching crowd at Wheatley Park some of his old Samba skills, including the backside volley
Socrates at the post-match conference
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Socrates is pleased with his day's work and pays tribute to the Northern Counties League, "It was much faster than what I am used to. In Brazil games just aren't that fast."

Snow-Capped Socrates
22 Nov 04 |  Fun and Games
Socrates braves elements on debut
20 Nov 04 |  Fun and Games
Socrates set for Garforth debut
19 Nov 04 |  Fun and Games
Samba stars to join Garforth Town
27 Oct 04 |  Fun and Games

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