Leônidas da Silva (6 September 1913 – 24 January 2004). On September 6th, 2013 Google honors the 100th Birthday of the Brazilian footballer Leônidas da Silva with a Google Doodle. Leônidas da Silva was a famous Brazilian footballer known as the „Black Diamond“. Leônidas da Silva is regarded to be the inventor of the „Bicycle Kick“. The Google Doodle shows the different steps of the execution of a bicycle kick. He made the only bicycle kick goal in World Cup history. After his football career he became a radio reporter and then the owner of a furniture store.
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