Pele claims Rodgers made Suarez 'better'

2016-09-07 08:19

Brazil legend Pele thinks Brendan Rodgers' "great coaching" helped mould Luis Suarez into the player he is today.

Olympic flame lighter had short notice after Pele withdrawl

2016-08-07 10:35

How's this for last-minute notice?

Pele juggles schedule to light Olympic flame

2016-08-03 21:16

Brazilian football legend Pele hopes to light the Olympic flame at Friday's opening ceremony in Rio.

Pele's replica of World Cup sells for R8,4 million

2016-06-09 22:05

Pele's replica of the Jules Rimet Trophy, the original World Cup, has sold at auction in London for £394,000 pounds.

Pele gives Rashford advice ahead of Euro 2016

2016-06-02 12:15

Legendary Brazilian football player, Pele wished 18-year-old Marcus Rashford luck as he prepares for his debut Euro tournament.

Pele has fresh hip operation

2016-01-15 10:15

Brazilian football legend Pele had hip surgery in the United States last month and is still there undergoing physiotherapy.

Brazil legend Pele slams agents

2015-10-13 11:58

The growing influence of agents on leading players has created a mountain of woes for the national side, says Pele.

Costa crimes common in my day - Pele

2015-09-23 09:29

Diego Costa would have been considered a petty criminal in the 1950s and 1960s, says Pele.

Brazil great Pele back in hospital

2015-07-18 20:02

Brazilian football legend Pele, 74, is back in hospital in Sao Paulo and has undergone spinal surgery.

Pele backs 'expert' Blatter

2015-06-01 22:56

Brazil legend Pele says he backs Sepp Blatter's re-election as FIFA president because world football's governing body needs an "expert" chief.


Pele hopes to make closing ceremony

2016-08-10 10:30

Pele hopes to appear at the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympics after missing the opening because of poor health.

Pele will not light Olympic flame

2016-08-05 23:04

Brazilian football legend Pele has pulled out of the Rio 2016 Olympic opening ceremony festivities and will not light the Olympic flame.

Pele hails 'reliable' new Brazil coach

2016-06-16 22:36

Brazil's legendary former striker Pele has hailed new national coach Tite as a "reliable" pair of hands for the demoralised national team.

Old rivals Pele, Maradona seek 'peace'

2016-06-09 19:04

Diego Maradona hailed his old rival Pele as an "icon" as the pair were reunited for a "match of friendship" on Thursday.

Pele sues Samsung

2016-03-30 09:38

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is suing Samsung, claiming the electronics company improperly used his identity.

FIFA scandal won't destroy 'beautiful game'

2015-10-15 21:14

Pele described the corruption crisis engulfing FIFA as "a shame" but stopped short of backing a candidate as president.

Pele 'ok' if Neymar breaks his record

2015-09-23 15:08

Brazil legend Pele is relaxed about Neymar breaking his all-time goal scoring record for Brazil.

Pele leaves hospital

2015-07-21 10:08

Brazilian football legend Pele, 74, left hospital in Sao Paolo after successfully undergoing spinal surgery, doctors said.

FIFA must change now - Pele

2015-06-03 08:11

Brazilian legend Pele called for "honest people" to clean up world football after the shock resignation of Sepp Blatter.

Pele released from hospital

2015-05-10 08:28

Brazilian football legend Pele has been released from hospital following prostate surgery after his latest health scare.

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