Meet 'Mr Pele': The war veteran who is
The Indian ExpressMeet 'Mr Pele': The war veteran who is trying to rally Niger behind footballThe Indian ExpressAlright, the whole of Niger calls him “Mr Pele”, but here were FIFA dignitaries from world over, most of whom he hadn't met or seen before. But as his compact but sturdy frame got closer to them, he noticed a sudden gasp, a few curious sighs and stray ...
Posted on 14 October 2017 | 1:20 pm
Pele, Maradona, Best: How much would
Daily StarPele, Maradona, Best: How much would football icons be worth in the 2017 transfer market?Daily StarWith this in mind, a study by giffgaff Money has taken a look at how much legends like Pele, Johan Cruyff and Diego Maradona would be worth if they were sold today. They have compared the icons of the past to current stars who play in the same position ...
Posted on 13 October 2017 | 1:34 am
'Pele, Maradona, Aron Einar Gunnarsson' -
Telegraph.co.uk'Pele, Maradona, Aron Einar Gunnarsson' - Iceland celebrate wildly after making World Cup historyTelegraph.co.ukIceland's unique celebrations are as striking as their on-pitch achievements, and they did not disappoint after booking their place at next summer's World Cup. The nation with a population the size of Coventry - around 330,00 - became the smallest ...'Pele, Maradona & Gunnarsson!' – Hallgrimsson revels in Iceland successGoal.com“Pele, Maradona and Gunnarsson” – Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson in disbelief over World Cup qualificationSquawka Football Newsall 217 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 1:22 am
Abedi Pele: the controversial but brilliant
These Football Times (blog)Abedi Pele: the controversial but brilliant late bloomer who conquered EuropeThese Football Times (blog)IT WAS AT THE STADIO SAN NICOLA IN BARI, on 29 May 1991, that one of the most anti-climactic evenings in the history of football unfolded. It had been the most eagerly anticipated European Cup final for half a decade, yet it ultimately left a watching ...and more »
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 6:39 pm
Pelé Fast Facts - KTVQ Billings News
Pelé Fast FactsKTVQ Billings News(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, a professional Brazilian football (soccer) player. During his World Cup appearances, he scored 12 goals in 14 games. He played in four World Cups, and his Brazilian team ...and more »
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 11:39 am
Oregon sports history
The world’s most famous soccer player, Pele, made that statement at Civic Stadium moments after he helped lead the (New York) Cosmos to the North American Soccer League championship with a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders. The stadium was crammed to ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:33 pm
Lionel Messi photobombing Cristiano Ronaldo
Forget that classic image of Pele and Bobby Moore embracing. Forget that wonderful shot of a forlorn Zinedine Zidane shuffling past the World Cup trophy. You can even forget that picture of Vinnie Jones grabbing Gazza by the goolies. At the draw for the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:24 pm
HK’s Serge et La Phoque launches à la
Contemporary French restaurant, Serge et La Phoque (Serge and the seal), will introduce the à la carte sharing menu in mid-September to mark its transition towards “a more relaxed way of dining.” Hidden behind the noisy, vibrant stalls of Wan Chai ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:05 pm
What is local content?
Some seem to think Raheem Sterling is on par with legends like Zidane, Ronaldo ( the real one), Fake/Cristiano Ronaldo, overrated Messi, coke snorting Maradona and old man Pele who played when TVs were yet to hit our shores and so no one really ever saw ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:48 pm
I am highly disappointed in Abedi Pele- Gyan
Striker Asamoah Gyan has expressed disappointment in comments made by Abedi Pele over moves by Ghanaian players to perceived less competitive leagues mainly in Asia. There have been a steady increase of transfer of Ghanaian players to lucrative leagues in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:53 am