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Historic football venue set to be renamed after national icon

Wednesday, Mar 10 2021
It's only fitting that Brazil are opting to rename the famed Maracanã Stadium after arguably the best Brazilian player of all time.
The Maracanã Stadium. It's a venue that is certainly familiar to Brazilians, but also football fans worldwide due to its having hosted both the 1950 and 2014 World Cup finals as well as the finals of the 1989 and 2019 Copa America competitions, the 2013...


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Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Pele's goalscoring record with brace vs Udinese

Sunday, Jan 3 2020
The Juventus superstar has finally surpassed the number of official goals scored by the legendary Brazilian.
Cristiano Ronaldo was on the scoresheet once again as Juventus secured a vital win in Sunday's Serie A clash with Udinese. The 35-year-old Portuguese superstar scored twice in the night's 4-1 victory to notch his 758th official career goal, overtaking...


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Messi takes to social media to celebrate after breaking Pele's goalscoring record

Wednesday, Dec 23 2020
The Argentine scored a historic goal for Barcelona in the 3-0 win over Real Valladolid, thus surpassing Pele's 643-goal feat.
Tuesday's win over Real Valladolid turned out to be a historic game for Barcelona's Lionel Messi. The Argentine enjoyed an excellent performance, leading the Blaugrana to a 3-0 triumph, and entered the history books in the 65th minute. 

The Catalan...


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Messi equals Pelé's goalscoring record with header vs Valencia

Saturday, Dec 19 2020
The talented Argentine player was not able to celebrate at the top of his lungs since Los Blaugranas were not able to collect all the points today.
Barcelona had to struggle to earn one point against Valencia earlier today, and even with only one point in the bag, striker Lionel Messi had reasons to celebrate in the team's dugout.

The Argentine ace leveled the game just before the halftime...


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Prime Video football guide to keep you distracted during Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, Mar 30 2020
COVID-19 has taken some of the things that you most dearly love including the beautiful game. But Amazon Prime Video has enough football content for your time in quarantine. Here is Prime Video’s master guide for football.
LiveSoccerTV has created a categorized list of Amazon Prime Video's football content to help you kill some time during these difficult times.

The categories are documentaries, movies and series, practice and training, and anime. 

Documentaries 

We...


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Pele’s son reveals heartbreaking details about Brazilian icon’s health

Tuesday, Feb 11 2020
The 79-year-old icon underwent hip replacement surgery and is unable to walk unaided, which has been detrimental to the Brazilian's mental health.
Edinho, the son of Brazilian and footballing legend Pele, gave an interview to Globoesporte in which he gave heartbreaking details about his father’s health.

The 79-year-old has unfortunately been dealing with health issues for a while now...


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Pele-Maradona-Ronaldo-Messi: Ronaldinho delivers verdict in 'greatest of all-time' debate

Friday, Dec 13 2019
The Brazilian legend has weighed in on the debate.
Ex-Barcelona superstar Ronaldinho has delivered his verdict on the never-ending debate on who the greatest football player of all-time is following Lionel Messi's sixth Ballon d'Or. With the Argentine tearing away from the pack as the one to have won...


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WATCH: Cristiano equals record by Pelé with stunning finish

Thursday, Nov 14 2019
The Portuguese superstar scored one more hat-trick to help his national team's efforts to qualify to the 2020 UEFA Euro.
Cristiano Ronaldo is 12 goals away from making history, as he led Portugal to one more victory in the UEFA Euro Qualifiers.

The Portuguese footballer scored two goals in the first 30 minutes, and he went on to complete his hat-trick during the...


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Zico ranks the greatest among Messi, Maradona and Pele

Wednesday, Jan 2 2019
The Brazilian legend has had his say on the big debate.
Legendary Real Madrid player Zico claims that Lionel Messi cannot be ranked on par with Diego Maradona and Pele with regards to the greatest player of all-time due to his failure to win an international trophy. The Brazilian, however, insists that the...


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Pelé names Maradona as a far better player than Messi

Thursday, Dec 6 2018
The Brazilian legend added two more names to the mix, hinting that he also believes them to be better than 'La Pulga'
Usually, Pelé tries to keep himself away from controversy, but his recent statements about Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona will surely make waves.

Speaking in an interview with Folha de Sao Paulo, "O Rei" shared his views on who should be considered...


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Mbappé shares classy response to Pele's praising tweets on Sunday

Tuesday, Jul 17 2018
The Brazilian legend added his name to the list of Mbappé's admirers after France's second World Cup win was confirmed on Sunday.
Some players would think higher of themselves if Pelé praised them with all the world to witness, but Kylian Mbappé has shown that he's a different kind of footballer.

Soon after the World Cup Final came to an end, "O Rei" took it to Twitter to...


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Pelé's epic response to Mbappé's celebration tweet goes viral

Sunday, Jul 15 2018
The Brazilian legend saw the teenager match some of his World Cup records, and he didn't hesitate to send him a curious message.
One of the best players of the FIFA World Cup was, without a doubt, Kylian Mbappé. The 19-year-old star has been widely praised by his antics on and off the pitch, and some of the game's legends are starting to consider him as the potential heir to the...


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Mbappe matches Pele's historic feat with World Cup final goal

Sunday, Jul 15 2018
Kylian Mbappe has matched yet another record by the legendary Brazillian.
He has been hailed as France's biggest star at Russia 2018 and he proved once again why that is so. The 19-year-old sensation was heavily involved for France in their crunch final encounter with Croatia.

Having done most of the work in the build-up...


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Mbappe plays down Pele comparison after Round of 16 heroics

Sunday, Jul 1 2018
The French prodigy has refuted claims that he’s in the same league as the legendary Brazilian.
Kylian Mbappe once again stole the spotlight as France sent Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina squad packing out of Russia on Saturday. The teenager struck twice in Le Bleus' 4-3 victory which subsequently eanred him the Man of the Match accolade.

What...


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Stats: Messi surpasses Ronaldo's tally with hat-trick vs Haiti

Wednesday, May 30 2018
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner scored three past the Caribbean minnow en route to their 4-0 win.
In preparation for the upcoming World Cup, Argentina locked horns with Haiti in their penultimate friendly before kicking off their campaign in Russia -- only a clash with Israel remains. This game saw the likes of Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi return...


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Mourinho compares CR7 to Pele and Maradona after winning 5th Ballon D'Or

Friday, Dec 8 2017
The Portuguese boss ended all rumors surrounding his relationship with Real Madrid's star in an interview.
After rumors of a complicated relationship between them during their time at Real Madrid, Mourinho put an end to such claims by praising Cristiano Ronaldo after his fifth Ballon D'Or win.

The Portuguese coach spoke to France Football about his...


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Cristiano Ronaldo sets European WCQ goal scoring record

Thursday, Aug 31 2017
The Portuguese ace scored a hat trick for Portugal against Feroe Islands surpassing an international legend to reach the milestone
If he needed more goals to cement his legacy, Cristiano Ronaldo made sure his outing against Feroe Islands counted big time.

The Portuguese footballer scored his fifth hat-trick with A Seleccao Das Quinas today, and managed to set a solitary record...


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Football legend Pele rips into "overrated" Dybala

Saturday, Jun 10 2017
The Brazilian icon killed any comparison between the Juventus ace and Diego Maradona.
Juventus ace Paulo Dybala is hailed as the future of football – alongside the likes of Neymar, Pogba, and Harry Kane. Since his £23m move to the Bianconeri, the Argentine has been an indispensible member of Allegri’s title-winning side.

Dybala...


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Pelé ignites debate between CR7 & Neymar with controversial statement

Saturday, Feb 4 2017
The Brazilian legend doesn't seem to be impressed by Cristiano's list of records, hinting that his compatriot will be crowned as the best player in the world soon.
The debate about who is better between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has taken another turn. According to Pelé, the discussion about the world's most dominant footballer should be between Neymar and the Portuguese star. And wouldn't you know...


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Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho picks his top three all-time best players

Tuesday, Jul 19 2016
But surprisingly, Cristiano Ronaldo was not one of them.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho recently revealed the three players whom he believes to be the best of all-time.

Surprisingly, though, the Special One left decided to omit fellow Portuguese ace and the UEFA Euro 2016-winning captain Cristiano...


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