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“He Only Has One Skill” – Pelé Launches Astonishing Attack On Leo Messi

It appears as though Brazilian great Pelé isn’t the biggest fan of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. The legendary striker and three-time World Cup winner hit out at comparisons between himself and Messi claiming that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner only has “one skill” and that he was a much better all-around player than the Argentine. “How can you make a comparison between a …

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Opinion: Footballers Swapping Europe For Chinese Super League Are Sell-Outs

SHANGHAI, CHINA - JANUARY 03: Oscar of Shanghai SIPG poses for photos with fans at Pudong International Airport prior to his team's departure to the Doha training camp on January 3, 2017 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

The Chinese Super League is, you may have noticed, on a rampage. Various market forces have combined to render previous Asian transfer records antiquated, and have even transpired to make Carlos Tevez the highest paid footballer on the planet. The Asian transfer record has been broken four times in the last year, and contrasts are repeatedly drawn between football’s current …

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Watch: Brazil’s Carlos Alberto Scores ‘Greatest Goal Of All Time’ In 1970 World Cup Final

Sport, Football, 1970 World Cup Final, Mexico City, 21st June 1970, Brazil 4 v Italy 1, Brazil captain Carlos Alberto rounds of a great team display by scoring the fourth goal as he runs away to celebrate (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

Brazil’s 1970 World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto tragically passed away on Tuesday having suffered a heart attack at the age of 72. Widely regarded as one of the best defenders of all time, Carlos Alberto’s ability to read the game was unparalleled, and was a key part of a star-studded Brazilian side featuring the likes of Pelé and Jairzinho among …

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Opinion: The Tournament That Changed The Beautiful Game Forever

Almost 100 baby boys were christened Eder over the course of the year 1983 in Brazil. The toddlers had been named after the sublimely skilled midfielder, most famous for scoring a beautiful winning goal against the Soviet Union in the 1982 World Cup. Most of these children were probably conceived shortly after the goal was scored, and the parents of …

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Paul Scholes To Come Out Of Retirement…. Again

One of the all time great central midfielders and member of Alex Ferguson’s all conquering Manchester United side is coming out of retirement… again. But maybe not the way anyone expected. India’s Premier Futsal have today announced on their facebook page, that Paul Scholes will be taking part in the futsal League this season. Premier Futsal is a multinational futsal league featuring …

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Watch: Manchester United Unveil Sir Bobby Charlton Stand At Old Trafford

during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on April 3, 2016 in Manchester, England.

Manchester United today paid tribute to one of the club’s most decorated legends as they unveiled the newly-renamed Sir Bobby Charlton stand. The south stand, facing the already rebranded Sir Alex Ferguson stand, was presented in a special ceremony at the club’s ground on Sunday ahead of their Premier League match against Everton. Present at the unveiling were Chartlon and …

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Pele Would Rather Have Played For Arsenal Than Chelsea & Here’s Why

Arsene said there was no striker that could have added to Arsenal, available last summer. he may be 75, but after this compliment, we say sign him up, Arsenal! Speaking to The Express, Pele spoke on the differences between Mourinho’s Chelsea and Wenger’s Arsenal. When pushed on who he’d pick. The answer isn’t that surprising. After all, we’re not sure …

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