'Made with a lot of love': Pele's mausoleum in Brazil opens to public

Pele led Brazil to World Cup titles in 1958, 1962 and 1970. He is the only player to win it three times.

published on : 16th May 2023

England wins 1st women's Finalissima in shootout vs Brazil

The game, which had a tribute to the late Pele at the start, went straight to penalties where Tamires and Brazil captain Rafaelle -- who hit the crossbar -- failed to score for the visitors.

published on : 7th April 2023

Pele's widow to inherit 30 per cent of his assets including Guaruja mansion

The remaining 70 per cent is reserved for Pele's children, including an unrecognized daughter that he may have.

published on : 8th March 2023

Pele's widow to inherit 30 percent of his assets: lawyer

Other assets belonging to Pele, who died after battling cancer in late December at age 82, include more real estate and a stake in the Pele brand.

published on : 8th March 2023

Cristiano Ronaldo adds to list of stars to end career in soccer outpost

Some soccer superstars find themselves prolonging their careers at unlikely soccer outposts usually for vast amounts of money.

published on : 6th January 2023

Pele gets resting place in world's tallest vertical cemetery

The Brazilian football great, whose funeral was held Tuesday after his death last week at age 82, bought his mausoleum 19 years ago inside the Memorial Ecumenical Cemetery.

published on : 4th January 2023

Brazil pays final respects to football giant Pele

Throughout the day, thousands of fans and football dignitaries slowly filed through the Vila Belmiro, home to Pele's longtime club, Santos.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Brazil begins paying final respects to football giant Pele

Wreaths of flowers left by his fans have brought a splash of colour to Vila Belmiro, which houses a bust and a statue of the football great.

published on : 2nd January 2023

FIFA World Cup 2018: France forward Kylian Mbappe 'happy' but says Pele 'on another level'

Mbappe was born in the Paris suburbs in 1998, the year Les Bleus secured their first World Cup title under captain Deschamps.

published on : 30th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany the latest victims of the champions curse

Germany have been eliminated from a World Cup in the first round for the first time since the Second World War.

published on : 27th June 2018

Pele may not attend Russia World Cup opening ceremony

Pele, 77, has undergone several spinal, femur and cartilage operations of late, which have forced him to curtail his public appearances.

published on : 11th June 2018

FIFA World Cup Hall of fame: Pele, chaiwala to face of the beautiful game

In Nigeria, a civil war that has gone down in history as one of the bloodiest in Africa, stopped for a couple of days.

published on : 1st June 2018

Pele confident Neymar can lead Brazil at World Cup

Brazilian legend Pele says he is confident about Brazil's chances at the upcoming World Cup and expects injured star Neymar to be fully fit to lead the side in Russia.

published on : 16th April 2018

Football legend Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup in Russia

Pele insisted that new coach Tite has formed a team ready to put his country's painful memories from Maracana to rest in Russia.

published on : 16th January 2018

Pele delighted by Neymar's switch from Barcelona to PSG

Neymar spent four seasons with Barcelona before joining PSG in a world-record transfer worth 222 million euros.

published on : 9th September 2017

Pele congratulates Neymar on world record transfer to PSG

Brazil football legend Pele congratulated countryman Neymar for his world record transfer to French club Paris Saint-Germain.

published on : 4th August 2017