Pele, arguably the greatest footballer of all time, was Brazil's all-time leading scorer, with 77 goals in 92 matches for his country. The three-time World Cup winner embodied the idea of football as "the beautiful game", one played with skill, speed, and imagination. Early life Pele was born into a poor family in Tres Coracoes in … Continue reading PELE: What you probably don’t know about the world’s greatest footballer
Brazil has entered three days of mourning following the death of football superstar -- AND GREATEST OF ALL TIME (GOAT) -- Pele. The 82-year-old - the only man to win the World Cup three times as a player - died on Thursday after a long battle with cancer. A 24-hour wake will be held on Monday … Continue reading 3 DAYS AND FOREVER: Brazil starts 3-day mourning for Pele
The Brazilian football jersey is one of those iconic and instantly recogniZable shirts around the world. A strip that throughout football history has inspired both fear and admiration. You could probably ask anyone, anywhere in the world, a football fan or not, which country THAT jersey is from - and most would not think twice. … Continue reading The influence of football on Brazil elections
The 1954 FIFA World Cup quarter-final match was nicknamed "The Battle of Berne." It was contested between Hungary and Brazil on 27 June 1954 at the Wankdorf Stadium in Berne, Switzerland. Both teams were known for their attacking play and prior to the game, Brazil had scored six goals in their two group stage matches … Continue reading The greatest football game ever
Legendary Brazilian footnall player Pelé is depressed over his poor health and is reluctant to leave the house because he cannot walk unaided, his son Edinho said in an interview published in Brazil on Monday. Pelé to celebrate his 80th birthday this year. Pelé, widely considered to be one of the greatest footballers in history - if not the greatest, will … Continue reading Pelé depressed over serious health challenges
Pele excitedly joined in the 2018 FIFA World Cup celebrations with a congratulatory message to France international footballer Kylian Mbappe, who scored a goal against Croatia at the finals and was awarded the tournament’s Young Player Award for his exploits. Image: Kylian Mbappe “Only the second teenager to have scored a goal in a #WorldCupFinal!” … Continue reading Pele of Brazil sends lovely messages to Kylian Mbappe
"The voice" of Pope Francis can be likened to that "of God", as the soft-spoken clergy joins debate on who's the best footballer ever, picking Lionel Messi ahead of fellow Argentine Diego Maradona and Pele of Brazil. Image shows Pope Francis in Krakow, Poland, in July. Pope Francis was in Poland for the World Youth Day … Continue reading Pope Francis Says Messi Is The Best, Not Maradona Or Pele.
Diego Maradona unequivocally says Barcelona’s Lionel Messi lacks the personality of a leader. The football legend went ahead to name Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo as Euro 2016’s star to watch. Though Argentina is currently competing in the 2016 Copa America games in U.S., Maradona who was speaking at an event in Paris to launch the … Continue reading Maradona Blasts Messi For Lacking Leadership Qualities.
The official trailer for the biopic of Brazil football legend Pelé has been released. Since retiring from active football in 1977, Pelé has been a worldwide ambassador for football and has undertaken various acting roles and commercial ventures. In 2010, he was named the Honorary President of the New York Cosmos. The biopic-"Pelé: Birth of … Continue reading Official Trailer Released for Pelé: Birth of a Legend.