Pele leaves Sao Paulo clinic

2014-12-09 19:03

Pele was declared well enough to leave the Sao Paulo clinic treating him for a kidney complaint, 15 days after his admission.

Pele thanks well-wishers

2014-12-06 07:19

Brazilian soccer legend Pele says he is recovering from the kidney ailment, thanking well-wishers for their support.

Pele taken off dialysis

2014-11-30 22:36

Brazil legend Pele was taken off intensive kidney treatment and his condition was improving, say the Sao Paulo hospital.

'Nothing serious' with me - Pele

2014-11-28 08:32

Brazilian great Pele says there is 'nothing serious' with him and he looks forward to spending time with his family.

Pele's son arrested in Brazil

2014-11-19 10:41

Pele's son has been arrested in Brazil after losing an appeal in a money laundering case involving a drug gang.

Pele 'recovering well'

2014-11-14 23:59

A Brazilian hospital says Pele is "recovering well" after undergoing surgery to remove kidney stones.

Brazilian legend hospitalised

2014-11-13 07:16

Brazilian legend Pele was taken to hospital with a stomach ailment, missing an event at the museum honoring his career in Santos.

Maradona better than Pele

2014-07-11 08:48

With their side still in contention for SWC glory, Argentinian fans continue to rub salt into the wounds of their Brazilian hosts.

Pele: FIFA ban on Suarez fair

2014-06-28 15:58

Pele believes that FIFA's ban on Uruguay's Luis Suarez for biting Giorgio Chiellini during a SWC match is fair.

Pele looks to avenge Uruguay

2014-06-09 12:49

The ideal result for Brazilian legend Pele would be avenging their traumatic 1950 SWC by beating Uruguay in the final.

Pele's son gets prison sentence

2014-06-03 13:13

The son of Brazilian football legend Pele, has been handed a 33-year prison sentence following involvement in drug trafficking.

Pele questions 'banana-gate'

2014-05-03 11:48

Brazil's Pele says the outrage at the throwing of a banana at Barcelona defender Dani Alves was a social media storm in a tea cup.


Ronaldo vs Pele

2014-04-01 08:41

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo and Pele star in this hilarious FIFA World Cup 2014 ad.

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Pele: Brazil will deliver

2014-03-10 12:47

The hosting of the 2014 SWC is "a great opportunity" for Brazil, all-time great Pele has said in an exclusive interview.

Pele sits out World Cup draw

2013-12-05 07:43

Pele will not be taking part in Friday's Soccer World Cup draw although he will be in the audience, he said.

Brazilians mock Pele appeal

2013-06-20 10:17

Brazilian soccer great Pele has called on protestors demonstrating over poor quality public servicesto leave the streets.

Pele asks fans not to boo

2013-06-11 21:35

Soccer great Pele has appealed to Brazil's notoriously fickle fans to get behind their team during the upcoming Confederations Cup.

FIFA disbands SWC task force

2012-10-30 21:18

FIFA has disbanded an expert panel led by Franz Beckenbauer and Pele which was aiming to improve soccer as a spectacle.

Brazil 'better' than Spain

2012-07-05 07:46

Pele says he believes the Brazilian side which won the 1970 SWC was "better" than the Spanish squad that won the Euro final.

Pele: Messi not the greatest

2012-04-11 21:53

Brazilian legend Pele says Brazil's Neymar is a better player than Argentina and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi.

Kylie Minogue to carry Olympic torch

2012-02-28 20:46

Kylie Minogue and Will Smith are among a host of celebrities who have been lined up to carry the Olympic torch.

Maradona: Pele took wrong pill

2011-12-01 21:19

Diego Maradona has taken another swipe at Pele after the former Brazil great suggested that Neymar was better than Lionel Messi.

Money a 'danger' to football

2011-03-07 11:38

Football legend Pele has warned that soaring players' salaries and powerful agents represent a "danger for the future" of the game.

Pele war of words continues

2010-07-01 10:28

Brazilian Pele and Argentina coach Diego Maradona's ongoing war of words has flared up again ahead of the quarter finals.


Pele to leave hospital

2014-12-09 09:59

Brazilian soccer legend Pele has recovered from his kidney ailment and will leave hospital late on Tuesday.

Pele out of intensive care

2014-12-02 17:04

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is out of intensive care and is able to walk around as he recovers from a kidney problem.

Pele on dialysis - hospital

2014-11-29 07:25

Brazil legend Pele is doing better and responding to antibiotics, but still receiving an intensive kidney treatment.

Pele back in Brazil hospital

2014-11-25 08:48

Brazilian football legend Pele was back in hospital in Sao Paulo, days after he underwent surgery for kidney stones.

Pele discharged from hospital

2014-11-15 19:50

Brazilian soccer legend Pele was discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital after having kidney stones removed.

Pele recovering after op

2014-11-13 18:18

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is in a stable condition in a Sao Paulo hospital following surgery for kidney stones.

Worries? What worries?

2014-07-14 10:06

What worries? Overall, the 2014 edition of the Soccer World Cup hosted in Brazil scores high marks on and off the field .

Pele eyes Russia 2018

2014-07-09 10:49

Despite their thrashing by Germany last night, Brazil legend Pele believes the Selecao will deliver come the Russia 2018 campaign.

Neymar feeling the pressure?

2014-06-11 12:04

Three-time World Cup winner Pele believes there is too much pressure on Neymar to deliver the host nation the World Cup trophy.

'Little Bird' inspires Brazil to defend title

2014-06-06 11:14

On this day: Brazil defends trophy in 1962 in a tournament besmirched by 'Battle of Santiago'

Pele pens song for Brazil SWC

2014-05-19 09:03

Football legend Pele has written a song to cheer on his native Brazil in the Soccer World Cup as it prepares to host the tournament.

Pele's hair turns into diamonds

2014-04-08 08:25

Pele has unveiled an unusual line of diamonds using strands of the football legend's own hair, local media have reported.

Neymar gets Pele's backing

2014-03-10 20:04

The pressure will be on Neymar to end Brazil's fear of failing on home territory at the SWC, according to all-time great Pele.

Honorary Ballon d'Or for Pele

2014-01-13 20:27

Pele was finally awarded a Ballon d'Or in Zurich, despite retiring in 1977, co-organisers France Football have announced.

Pele sued for child support

2013-10-11 07:50

Two teenage grandchildren of Brazil football legend Pele are suing him for child support, according to a report.

Brazil not good enough - Pele

2013-06-15 09:03

Brazil's current national side are not good enough to win the Confederations Cup, football legend Pele has said.

Pele statue to be unveiled

2013-01-23 21:02

A life-size, bronze statue honouring Brazilian football legend Pele is to be unveiled for the reopening of the iconic Maracana Stadium.

Federer like Pele, Ali - Murray

2012-07-09 20:10

Andy Murray says Wimbledon champion Roger Federer deserves to be ranked alongside sporting icons Pele and Muhammad Ali.

Pele criticises Brazilians

2012-06-05 10:23

Former star Pele has criticised the Brazilian Olympics squad saying he felt they "are not ready" for the event.

Maradona: Pele no Beethoven

2012-03-23 14:01

Diego Maradona kept up his attack on Pele by mocking the Brazilian legend's suggestion that he was the Beethoven of football.

Clean up FIFA, says Pele

2012-01-20 16:47

The time has come to clean up soccer's governing body FIFA "from top to bottom", three-times world champion Pele said.

Pele: Brazil not ready

2011-10-28 18:24

Brazil is not yet ready to host the 2014 World Cup, football great Pele told the ESPN Soccernet website in an interview.

Pele: Maradona a bad example

2010-10-16 12:28

Football legend Pele has lashed out at star player turned coach Diego Maradona, saying he is a bad example to young people.

Pele: 'Maradona in it for cash'

2010-06-15 10:10

Brazilian legend Pele has attacked Argentina coach Diego Maradona, saying that he only took the job because he needed the cash.

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