1 of 13 Socrates at the 1986 World Cup: Lithe, elegant, athletic and very, very hairy
2 of 13 Socrates at Manchester Airport, November 2004: Bigger and less hairy but eager to make his Northern Counties League debut
3 of 13 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
4 of 13 Socrates leads the pre-match exercises - his Garforth team-mates give the big man enough room to carry out his routine
5 of 13 Socrates t-shirts go on sale to commemorate the Brazilian's arrival - all three garments are sold within minutes
6 of 13 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
7 of 13 Socrates takes to the bench and is told the temperature in North Yorkshire can drop in an instant...
8 of 13 ......to which Socrates reveals his new winter wardrobe from the 'Down and Out' collection
9 of 13 A home fan gives a knowing look after finally getting the chance to display his Garforth Town Brazil flag
10 of 13 Socrates comes off the bench 12 minutes from the end and is given a chance to shine
11 of 13 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
12 of 13 Socrates then shows the 3,000 watching crowd at Wheatley Park some of his old Samba skills, including the backside volley
13 of 13 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."