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Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 60 days ago

Not Messi nor Ronaldo: Romario names 2 players surpassing him

According to Brazilian icon Romario, there have only been two players in history who were better than him, and they are not Ronaldo or Messi. Romario scored 55 goals in 70 games for Brazil from 1987 to 2005. In 1994, he earned the Golden Ball award when the Seleção captured the World Cup trophy. Even […]

Brazil

/ 81 days ago

Late legend Pele's body could be exhumed for bizarre reason

The question of how many children the late Brazilian soccer great Pele fathered has sparked new debate. A woman claiming to be the former player’s long-lost daughter demands that his remains be exhumed. After a protracted fight with colon cancer, Pele died on Dec. 29, 2022. The loss of probably the sport's most iconic global […]

Brazil

/ 178 days ago

Rare Brazilian Pelé trading card sells for $66,000

One of the most sought-after soccer trading cards in the world entered auction earlier this week. The card, a 1958 Americana LTDA Futebol Pele rookie, is considered extremely rare. This is, of course, reflected in the card's final sale price. The auction ultimately ended on Thursday night with a winning bidder of $66,000. The history […]

American Soccer

/ 241 days ago

Messi, like Pele, can leave a historic legacy on American soccer

Nearly 50 years before Lionel Messi joined Inter Miami, the world's greatest soccer player at the time, Pele, shocked the world by coming out of retirement to sign with the North American Soccer League's New York Cosmos. These two transfers, separated by five decades, provide an intriguing comparison of the influence of global superstars. That […]

Diego Maradona

/ 274 days ago

How Messi's stats compare to Pelé and Maradona

The magisterial, as Ray Hudson would put it, play of Lionel Messi has dazzled soccer fans for nearly two decades. Debates still persist, but he is undoubtedly the greatest player of his generation. Messi has the numbers to back it up. But how do Messi's stats compare to the legends of the past? The title […]