ALL POSTS TAGGED "pele"

Pele

/ 1 day ago

Pray for Pelé: Brazil star moved to end-of-life care hospital

Brazilian news outlet Folha de Sao Paulo is claiming that soccer superstar Pelé is not responding to chemotherapy treatment. Because the harsh treatment is now not working, doctors have reportedly began palliative care on the Brazilian. The former Brazil international has been dealing with intestinal cancer since September of 2021. Initial chemotherapy appeared to be […]

Brazil

/ 22 days ago

Neymar admits Qatar World Cup could be his last

Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has claimed that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar could be his final tournament. The winger made his senior debut for the South American powerhouse 12 years ago and will turn 31 in just a few months. "I'll play like it's the last," Neymar recently told Globo. "I talk […]

Pele

/ 193 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

/ 194 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 […]

Uncategorized

/ 227 days ago

World Cup top scorers of all time

The World Cup top scorers of all time list differs heavily from the stereotypical list of who the greatest players of all time are. If anything, that signals that heroes are made in the monthlong competition that happens every four years. For example, Cristiano Ronaldo has seven goals in his four World Cup competitions. That […]

Leagues: Ligue Un

/ 446 days ago

Lionel Messi inching closer to yet another record

A historic hat-trick against Bolivia gave Lionel Messi the men’s record for most goals scored by a South American international with 79, passing Pele’s mark of 77. However, Messi’s focus is on another Brazilian legend’s achievement. The record Messi is now aiming for is that of most trophies in a career. Currently, Dani Alves holds […]