Kylian Mbappé's road to being the greatest of all time
Cristiano Ronaldo

Kylian Mbappé's road to being the greatest of all time

Kylian Mbappé's rapid start to his career could put him in the running for the greatest soccer player of all time. That topic is one that sparks debate among a certain set of players. Four men separate themselves from their peers in their respective eras. Pelé, Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Mount […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 126 days ago

Kylian Mbappé's road to being the greatest of all time

Kylian Mbappé's rapid start to his career could put him in the running for the greatest soccer player of all time. That topic is one that sparks debate among a certain set of players. Four men separate themselves from their peers in their respective eras. Pelé, Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The Mount […]

Pele

/ 134 days ago

Greatest soccer film ever made? Victory deserves a consideration

The soccer film Victory puts a sporting twist on the propaganda during WWII in Nazi Germany. When FIFA staged the first World Cup in 1930, the tournament only had 13 nations. The contemporary version, such as Qatar 2022, has 32. In 2026, that number balloons up to 40. That first tournament, Uruguay, the host, emerged […]

Diego Maradona

/ 135 days ago

Who is the greatest soccer player of all time?

The debate over who is the greatest soccer player of all time is seldom a cordial one. This opinion is baked into the minds of soccer fans over their 'G.O.A.T.' is. Of course, there are plenty of factors that come into play over who someone considers truly great. Home country is a major factor. Brazilians […]

Brazil

/ 168 days ago

Pele leaves hospital after colon cancer treatment

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Brazilian football great Pele was discharged Thursday from the hospital where he was admitted four days earlier for colon cancer treatment, the establishment announced. The 81-year-old was "in a good and stable clinical condition," the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said in a statement.  Considered by many the greatest footballer […]
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Pele

/ 169 days ago

Pele hospitalized again for colon cancer treatment

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Brazilian football great Pele has been hospitalized in Sao Paulo since Monday as part of his treatment for colon cancer, the medical center that treats him said. The clinical condition of Edson Arantes do Nascimento is "good and stable, and he should be discharged from hospital in the next few days," […]
ByAFP

Pele

/ 220 days ago

Pele discharged after urinary infection: hospital

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Brazilian football great Pele has been discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital following two weeks of treatment for a tumor and a urinary tract infection, the medical institution said Monday. The 81-year-old ex-player known as "O Rei" (The King), was "in a stable clinical condition, cured of his urinary infection, and […]
ByAFP

Pele

/ 226 days ago

Pele to stay in hospital due to urinary tract infection

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Brazilian football great Pele will remain hospitalized for a urinary tract infection in a Sao Paulo hospital, where he was already receiving chemotherapy for a colon tumor, the facility said Monday. The 81-year-old ex-player known as "O Rei" (The King) was initially admitted to the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo […]
ByAFP

Brazil

/ 381 days ago

Pele 'punching the air' and getting 'better every day'

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Brazilian football legend Pele said Sunday he is "punching the air" to celebrate "every better day" after the 80-year-old suffered his latest health scare. "As you can see, I'm punching the air in celebration of every better day," Pele wrote on Instagram beside a photograph of him sitting in a hospital […]
ByAFP

Brazil

/ 395 days ago

Brazil legend Pele recovering after tumor operation

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Brazilian football great Pele has undergone surgery for a suspected colon tumor and is recovering, the hospital in Sao Paolo treating him announced on Monday. "The tumor was identified during routine cardiovascular and laboratory examinations and the material was sent for pathological analysis," said the Albert Einstein Hospital where 80-year-old Pele has […]
ByAFP

Brazil

/ 441 days ago

Pele hails 'much more than footballer' Marta after Olympics landmark

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazilian legend Pele hailed Marta as "much more than a footballer" and an "inspiration" after she scored in a fifth Olympic Games on Wednesday. The 35-year-old scored twice as Brazil opened their Tokyo Olympics campaign with a 5-0 rout of China. "I hope you're dreaming about what you did a […]
ByAFP