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  • Zidane’s Real equal Pele’s Santos

    A depleted Real Madrid side, who were missing key players defeat Real Sociedad 1-3 at the Anoeta to equal goal-scoring record set by Pele’s Santos.

  • Crash survivors undergo operations in Colombia

    Doctors treated traumatized survivors and an investigation was to get underway on Wednesday into an air crash that killed 71 people and wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team en route to a cup final in Colombia.

  • Pele invited to light Rio pyre

    Pele has been invited to light the Olympic pyre for the Rio Games on Friday but the Brazilian soccer great is checking with his sponsors.

  • Pele records song for Olympics

    Brazilian legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as 'Pele', on Wednesday wrote on his Twitter account that he has composed and recorded a song, titled 'Esperanca' (Hope), for the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Pele getting married for third time

    Brazil football legend Pele is getting married Tuesday for the third time, tying the knot with his girlfriend of six years Marcia Cibele Aoki.

  • Football great Pele marrying for third time at 75

    Brazil football legend Pele is all set to get married for the third time, tying the knot with his girlfriend of six years Marcia Cibele Aoki.

  • 'Tite is reliable'

    Brazil's legendary former striker Pele hails new national coach Tite as a "reliable" pair of hands for the demoralized national team.

  • ‘Brazil's soccer woes stem from my absence’

    Brazil's failure to claim an Olympic soccer gold medal, the one major tournament they have never won, is all because Pele never played in the competition, the soccer great jokes on Thursday.

  • Pele memorabilia nets $5 million

    The three-day sale of memorabilia belonging to world football icon Pele ends in London with the artifacts sold for the princely total of £3.4million ($5million, 4.4million euros).

  • Pele, Diego friendship

    Diego Maradona hails his old rival Pele as an "icon" as the pair reunite for a "match of friendship" on Thursday.

  • Maradona, Pele end feud

    Diego Maradona hails his old rival Pele as an "icon" as the pair are reunited for a "match of friendship" on Thursday.

  • Generous Pele to auction memorabilia

    Pele says he is putting more than 2,000 items up for auction, including his three World Cup medals and a one-of-a-kind Jules Rimet trophy, in order to raise funds for charity and his former club Santos.

  • Pele sells off his life in the beautiful game

    It is a conundrum to challenge even the best of hosts. What do you give as a gift to a global football icon who has everything?

  • Trailer and music launch of "Pele: Birth of a Legend"

    What is common between Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman and football wizard Pele?

  • Messi is a baby: Pele

    Brazilian legend Pele labelled Argentine star Lionel Messi 'a baby' and said that Messi's countryman Diego Maradona played at a 'a higher level' than Leo.

  • How much would Maradona be worth in 2015?

    Maradona would cost €40m at today's prices, having scored 119 times, won the Primera Division top scorer awards on three occasions and lifted the Youth World Cup in 1979.

  • ‘Neymar must do more than attack’

    Barcelona star Neymar must focus on more than just the attacking aspects of football if he is to be considered among the greats, says Brazilian legend Pele.

  • The rise and fall of Maradona

    Maradona was chosen number 1 in The Greatest 10 World Cup players of all time by the London-based newspaper The Times. On his 55th birthday, discover the life of Diego Maradona, the footballer as he carved out a special place for himself with his unique talent and skills.

  • Messi is the best player of last decade: Pele

    Brazilian football legend Pele has named Lionel Messi as the greatest footballer of the last decade, as he also paid tribute to Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Pele to visit Kolkata for football tourney

    Football legend Pele is scheduled to visit Kolkata as a special ambassador for an international football tournament next month.

  • Lionel Messi

    Messi best of all time – Guardiola

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola compares Lionel Messi to Brazil legend Pele as he backs his former club Barcelona to win the Champions League.

  • Brazil legend Pele in hospital after prostate surgery

    Brazil legend Pele undergoes surgery for a prostate condition after he is admitted to hospital for the second time in six months.

  • Lionel Messi

    Messi would be in my team ahead of Ronaldo, says Pele

    "Messi is more for the team, preparing the game and assisting, but Ronaldo is maybe more like the Brazilian Ronaldo and scores more. But in my team I would decide Messi, but both are fantastic. Messi now is playing completely different to Ronaldo. Ronaldo plays only in front," says Pele.