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Carlos Bianchi believes "Messi is better than Maradona and Pele"

Tuesday, Dec 20 2011
The prized tactician regards his blessed countryman as the greatest player of all time.
According to former Argentine coach Carlos Bianchi, Lionel Messi and his club Barcelona are from a completely different planet when compared to the rest.

Bianchi, who coached Boca Juniors, Atletico Madrid and AS Roma, amongst others, summed up...


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Maradona mocks Pele’s fitness after “Neymar much better than Messi” comments

Friday, Dec 2 2011
Diego Maradona has blasted his eternal foe, Pele, following the Brazilian’s claims that Neymar is much better and more complete than Argentina’s Lionel Messi.
“He took the wrong pill. Instead of taking the pill for before bedtime, he took his morning pill,” Maradona sarcastically told reporters on Thursday.

“He got confused and he doesn’t know what he's saying... I suggest that next time he takes the...


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Pele believes "Neymar is better" than Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi

Wednesday, Nov 30 2011
The outspoken Brazilian soccer legend rates Neymar higher than the blessed Argentine.
Brazilian soccer legend, Pele, shocked the press by stating that he believes his fellow countryman Neymar is a far more complete player than World Player of the Year Lionel Messi.

Messi, who has won everything at a club level with FC Barcelona...


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Pele judges Lionel Messi’s completeness over uninspiring World Cup performances

Friday, Nov 11 2011
Without mentioning the name of Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazilian living legend Pele has given, yet another time, his judgment on Lionel Messi’s status in the world of football.
Pele engaged in a lengthy encounter with The Sun’s Stuart Pink. The topic of Lionel Messi popped up during the interview, to which the World Cup hero responded:

“I think a 'great' player is defined by their performances at the World Cup. For example...


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Pele believes "Messi is the best" player of the moment

Thursday, Oct 27 2011
Pele rates Lionel Messi very highly, however, he feels that the Argentine has yet to reach legendary status.
Brazilian soccer legend Pele, who won the World Cup three times with his country, affirmed that without any doubt Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is the best player in the world. However, he warned that Messi is not yet at the level of other greats.

"It...


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Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo: I didn't have any particular idols as a child

Friday, Oct 21 2011
Most football stars nowadays mention Maradona or Pele as their childhood idol, but Cristiano Ronaldo can’t remember having a particular hero as a kid.
Cristiano Ronaldo talked to the press on Thursday as each and every Real Madrid player received a brand new car by sponsors Audi. According to the club’s official website, the Portuguese superstar explained that the world of football is loaded with phenomenal...


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Neymar vs Pele Duel Dismissed By Robinho Ahead Of Neymar’s First Copa America

Friday, Jun 24 2011
Robinho has stepped into the Neymar vs Pele debate by attempting to stop any comparison between the sensational youngster and Brazil’s greatest football legend.
Neymar is arguably the hottest striker in World Football right now. The youngster is fresh from his heroic exploits with Santos in the Copa Libertadores and he’s been tipped to move mountains during the 2011 Copa America.

This tournament could...


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Is Pele Right To “Humble” Lionel Messi With The 1283-goal Tag?

Friday, Jun 24 2011
It may be a case of opinions but the king of Brazilian football, Pele, has set a fact as the line that would determine whether current FIFA Ballon d’Or titleholder Lionel Messi is better than him.
Among the World Football’s numerous hot topics is the Lionel Messi vs Pele debate. Many top journalists, coaches and players have had their take on this matter with Barcelona midfield maestro Xavi branding La Pulga as “the best player of all time—better...


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Xavi: Lionel Messi Is Better Than Pele, Maradona and Cruyyf

Monday, Jun 6 2011
Barcelona midfield maestro Xavi has hailed his teammate, Lionel Messi as the greatest ever player to have graced to field.
Despite having players like Diego Maradona, Pele and Johan Cruyff, Xavi believes that football hasn't seen something quite like Lionel Messi yet. The Spanish international believes that Messi is simply the best ever to have emerged in the business.

"He...


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Cristiano Ronaldo Is The Best Ever, Better Than Pele – Jorge Mendes

Sunday, Jan 9 2011
Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the “best football player ever” by Portuguese football agent Jorge Mendes. Ronaldo—according to him—surpasses Lionel Messi, Pele, and obviously, Diego Maradona.
The man, who has already had both fellow-Portuguese personalities Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo, easily placed the winger above any other legend in the history of football. Speaking to Expresso, Mendes justified his declaration by saying:

“I...


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Ronaldinho Transfer Saga: Play At Gremio For Free If You Love Them, Says Pele

Saturday, Jan 8 2011
The Ronaldinho transfer saga has been impacted by the player’s indecision over which club he must join. Gremio, Palmeiras, Corinthians or Flamengo? Ronaldinho remains hesitant at the disgust of living legend Pele.
“If he really loves Gremio, he should play there for free!” Pele told Globoesporte as he discussed about Ronaldinho’s transfer stories.

“He is set up for life already, right? That’s my opinion. I played a whole season [at Santos] for nothing...


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2010 World Cup: The Top 12 African Players Expected To Shine (Part 1)

Thursday, Jun 10 2010
For the first time in the history of the World Cup, as much as six nations will represent the African continent. They are Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Algeria, and the tournament’s hosts South Africa. Among these six teams is a bunch of big names and of rising stars.
Today, LiveSoccerTV.com looks at the top 12 African players that are expected to shine during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Check out the list of the 12 African players that should rock the stage in South Africa and carry the hopes of the Black Continent...


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