Pele

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

Pele's barber of 60 years laments a double loss

The Brazilian barber who cut Pele's hair for more than 60 years is lamenting the loss of both a customer and a close friend.

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

Pelé: Unseeing is believing

The world is grieving for Pelé, one of its most gifted sons, who won the universe with his football skills.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Adios, Pele

It’s impossible to talk about football without mentioning Pele.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Movies, TV shows helped Pelé to even more stardom

All of Pelé's biographers agree that he wrote more than 100 songs and sold more than 100,000 copies of one of his albums.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Marriages, music, endorsements: Pele's life away from the field

Pele's life off the field was as eventful as his record-breaking career on it, with three marriages and a range of trailblazing sponsorship deals which helped modern-day players fill their pockets with corporate cash.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

'Our greatest idol': Brazilians flock to hospital after Pele's death

As soon as they got the news, Antonio Pereira and his son started running: Pele, the man widely considered the greatest footballer of all time, had died, and they wanted to be there to mourn him.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

'The summit of world football': what Pele did for Brazil

Before Pele made his debut for Brazil, the South American nation had never won the World Cup. By the time he retired, they had won three - more than any other team.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Pele 'source of inspiration for so many millions': Ronaldo

Pele was hailed by Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday as a "source of inspiration for so many millions".

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

'Rest in peace, Pele,' Argentina's Messi on Instagram

Argentina's World Cup-winning captain Lionel Messi bid Brazilian football hero Pele farewell on Instagram Thursday, posting photos of himself and "The King" taken in happier times.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Mbappe says Pele's legacy 'will never be forgotten'

France star Kylian Mbappe said on Thursday that Pele's legacy "will never be forgotten" after the Brazil legend died at the age of 82.