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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.


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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.


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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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Euro 2016: Brazil legend Pele hails Cristiano as “the best player in the world”

Tuesday, Jun 14 2016
The Portugal captain received a huge confident boost ahead of their opening game clash with Iceland.
Portugal begin their UEFA Euro 2016 campaign with a clash with Iceland on Tuesday, as the 2004 runners-up look to finally end their long wait for the crown and lift the title in France.

They will be looking to star attacker and captain Cristiano...

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Maradona blasts Messi's leadership skills while talking with Pele [Video]

Thursday, Jun 9 2016
The Argentinean legend was having a chat with Brazilian legend Pelé during a promotional event held in Paris.
Hours before Lionel Messi makes his Copa América Centenario debut with Argentina, his former Albiceleste coach and Argentinean legend Diego Armando Maradona had some unflattering words about "La Pulga".

The former midfielder and...

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How the football world reacted to Muhammad Ali’s death [TWEETS]

Saturday, Jun 4 2016
We take a look at some of the tributes from the football world to the late Muhammad Ali.
June 3, 2016 will go down the books of history as the day when the world lost the greatest heavyweight professional boxer of all time- Muhammad Ali. The celebrated American boxer started developing health issues late in December 2014.

He was first...

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Pele ranks Messi ahead of Ronaldo and makes confession about Real Madrid

Thursday, May 26 2016
Pele’s recent comments about Real Madrid could mean nothing if the club’s fans discover what he had to say about Messi.
Brazilian legendary footballer Pele has confessed his admiration for Real Madrid ahead of the much-anticipated UCL final clash against rivals Atletico Madrid on May 28 in Milan. The 75-year-old has revealed that he likes Los Blancos because of their ‘artistic&rsquo...

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Dani Alves sets new record with La Liga win, surpassing Pele

Saturday, May 14 2016
The Brazilian full-back had a lot to smile about after the Blaugrana won the league crown
Saturday was a very special day for the Barcelona players, as the Blaugrana won 3-0 away to Granada to clinch their 2nd consecutive Liga BBVA crown, beating out rivals Real Madrid – who won 2-0 against Deportivo – to the title.

A hat-trick...

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Neymar shares his views on Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Pelé

Wednesday, Mar 2 2016
The Brazilian superstar was nominated to the 2015 Ballon D'Or with his Barcelona team-mate and Real Madrid's ace back in January.
Some might say that Neymar could be the next in line to succeed Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the world's best player. With that in mind, the Brazilian player analyzed his Barcelona team-mate and even compared him with Real Madrid's all-time top...

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BLASTED: Neymar's skills haven't impressed Pelé

Friday, Dec 25 2015
The legendary striker shared his thoughts about the Brazilian ace, hinting that he feels Neymar has a long way to go before being considered one of the best.
Edson Arantes Do Nascimento "Pelé", considered by many as the greatest player in football's history, criticized his compatriot Neymar, stating that there are aspects of his game that need improvement before he can be considered as one...

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