Pele sends 'happy birthday' wishes to Mbappe

2018-12-20 22:08

Kylian Mbappe got a glowing "happy birthday" wish from Pele, further feeding football fans' comparisons of the 20-year-old with the Brazilian legend.

Africa’s SWC chances are good, but not good enough

2018-06-24 06:45

It was some time in the 1980s that Brazilian legend Pelé offered us some wisdom and predicted that an African country would win the World Cup.

From Banks to Pele and Ronaldo: A World Cup all-time XI

2018-06-05 18:01

From the goalkeeping heroics of Gordon Banks to Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' and 'O Rei' Pele, here is a team of 11 of the greatest players in World Cup history:

Hospitalised Pele cancels London trip

2018-01-19 17:23

Pele is in hospital after collapsing due to exhaustion, preventing him from travelling to London for an engagement this weekend.

Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup

2018-01-15 23:04

Footballing legend Pele says that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil.

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 launches attack on 'one skill' Messi

2018-12-06 13:00

Brazilian legend Pele says Lionel Messi 'can't compare' to him as a player while blasting the Barcelona attacker for being one dimensional.

African team unlikely to win Soccer World Cup

2018-06-12 12:47

Pele's prediction that an African country would win the Soccer World Cup is unlikely to happen at this year’s ever, says Sy Lerman.

Pele spokesperson denies hospital reports

2018-01-19 22:28

Pele's spokesperson dismissed reports the footballing legend had been hospitalised, saying the 77-year-old was resting at home.

Brazil legend Pele collapses

2018-01-19 14:10

Brazilian soccer great Pele has collapsed due to exhaustion, the Football Writers Association has confirmed.

Pele backs Neymar’s decision to get out of Messi’s shadow

2017-09-04 18:46

Brazil legend Pele has backed Neymar’s decision to leave Barcelona to join Paris Saint-Germain.

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.

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