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#Pele

# pele - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

He played with Pele and Beckenbauer, but this 63-year-old ex-footballer is now driving for Uber

Santiago Formoso played for the New York Cosmos.

# pele - Monday 20 March, 2017

'You and me, making fun of the defenders, scoring for fun': Dimitar Berbatov pays brilliant tribute to Keane Hall Of Fame This post contains videos

'You and me, making fun of the defenders, scoring for fun': Dimitar Berbatov pays brilliant tribute to Keane

Robbie Keane was inducted into the FAI Hall of Fame last night.

# pele - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'Neymar would not make Brazil ’70 side'

The Barcelona ace would struggle to get onto the bench of the team that were crowned kings of the world nearly 50 years ago, according to Gerson.

# pele - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Chris Shields puts Gary Neville back in his box - it's sporting tweets of the week

Here’s how the last seven days played out in 140 characters or less.

# pele - Friday 5 August, 2016

Brazil footballing legend Pele can't light Olympic cauldron due to poor health

“Right now I am not in physical condition to take part in the opening of the Olympics,” the sporting icon said in a statement.

# pele - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Pele auctions off entire collection of medals and memorabilia to raise millions for charity

The three-time World Cup winner is selling more than 2,000 items of personal memorabilia in London this week.

# pele - Monday 9 May, 2016

'I cried because I do not know what happened to the joy of Brazilian football'

Pele has voiced his frustration with Brazil’s style of play and the approach of coach Dunga.

# pele - Friday 25 March, 2016

Colm Meaney stars in the long-awaited Pele biopic and the slick trailer for it has just dropped Hollywood Treatment This post contains videos

Colm Meaney stars in the long-awaited Pele biopic and the slick trailer for it has just dropped

Sharon Curley’s Da will play George Raynor, the man who coached Sweden to the 1958 World Cup final.

# pele - Friday 16 October, 2015

Here’s how one of football’s all-time greats ended up with a Bohemians jersey

That’s not a bad present for the club to receive on their 125th birthday.

# pele - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Father defends Lionel Messi following Argentina backlash

The Barcelona ace’s international record is under attack again.

# pele - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Predators helped turn football boots into a multi-billion market – so why kill the classics?

The sports footwear market is always evolving, writes Colm Woods.

# pele - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Messi reminiscent of Pele in 1970 and more Champions League talking points

Also, why it’s harsh to single out Gareth Bale and how Neuer justified his world-class tag.

# pele - Friday 13 March, 2015

Pele says Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi

The Brazil legend believes another Barcelona star will soon be number one in the world

# pele - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

# pele - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Hospital treating Pele say Brazil legend taken off intensive treatment

The 74-year-old is said to be ‘doing well.’

# pele - Friday 28 November, 2014

Pele improving but still on dialysis - hospital

The revered Brazilian took to Twitter to, politely, ask people to give him a little space.

# pele - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Pele is ‘conscious and talking’ in hospital after being moved to special care unit

Iconic footballer is being treated in a Sao Paulo hospital but his agent has given a postive update on his health

We’ll Leave It There So: Sport stunned by Hughes’ death, Pele in special care and all today’s sport

Also, Anna Krien wins Sports Book of the Year and Ireland international Sean St Ledger finally finds a club.

# pele - Thursday 6 November, 2014

5 Championship Manager legends who failed to live up to their promise

The new version of the cult series gets released later this week.

# pele - Monday 27 October, 2014

Neymar will surpass Pele’s Brazil goalscoring record – Romario

The 1994 World Cup winner believes Neymar is destined to break the record.

# pele - Sunday 6 July, 2014

5 reasons why Brazil can retain hope despite Neymar injury

The 22-year-old is not the first high-profile star to withdraw from the tournament.

# pele - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Is the stage set for another Amarildo to emerge for Brazil?

When Pele was injured during the 1962 World Cup, his replacement stepped up to the plate and delivered.

# pele - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Pele pens song for Brazil World Cup campaign

“I heard the one by Ricky Martin but I didn’t like it,” he said.

# pele - Monday 10 March, 2014

The pressure’s on Neymar at World Cup – Pele

The Brazilian legend is worried about the striker, who is carrying a nation’s hopes into the tournament

# pele - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Dunphy compares Cristiano Ronaldo to Pele following Ballon d’Or win

The Irish soccer pundit was previously one of the player’s biggest critics.

# pele - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Check out this brilliant new ESPN ad for the 2014 World Cup

Neymar and other Brazilian stars feature prominently in the first promo for the June tournament.

# pele - Friday 6 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie “He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves”: The world reacts to Mandela’s death Madiba

“He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves”: The world reacts to Mandela’s death

From Obama, Clinton and Ban Ki-moon to Bill Gates, Bono and Pelé — figures from around the world have been paying tribute…

# pele - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PICS: President Michael D Higgins meets Brazilian legend Pelé Heroes

PICS: President Michael D Higgins meets Brazilian legend Pelé

We’re sure Galway United came up…

# pele - Sunday 15 September, 2013

6 great movie scenes featuring sports stars Ace

6 great movie scenes featuring sports stars

From Dan Marino to Michael Jordan, we look at those who swapped sports for the silver screen.

# pele - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Usain Bolt will retire after the 2016 Olympics

The Jamaican has six Olympic and eight World Championship gold medals

# pele - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Once In A Lifetime (The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos)

Soccer hits 1970s New York in a superb documentary that charts the rise and fall of a sporting supernova.

# pele - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

1 year out, World Cup’s countdown clock unveiled in Rio Rio

1 year out, World Cup’s countdown clock unveiled in Rio

’365 Dias’ means ’365 Days’ you guys.

# pele - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Four killed in Brazil Carnival float fire Brazil

Four killed in Brazil Carnival float fire

Four people died when a float at the end of a Carnival parade ran into a power line and caught fire in the southeastern city of Santos.

# pele - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Leinster want an Escape to Victory – here’s who we would cast Tunnel Diggers This post contains images

Leinster want an Escape to Victory – here’s who we would cast

Someone better check for tunnel digging antics at Sandy Park this Saturday.

# pele - Saturday 12 January, 2013

‘If Pele’s available, he’s more than welcome’ – Schmidt plots Escape to Victory

“All to play for,” the Leinster coach told us, “but we’re still looking at miracles.”

# pele - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Pele taken to hospital in Sao Paulo

Brazilian soccer fans have not yet been told what’s wrong with their legendary player.

# pele - Sunday 11 November, 2012

VIDEO: Messi breaks Pele’s record with a double in Mallorca Milestone This post contains videos

VIDEO: Messi breaks Pele’s record with a double in Mallorca

The Barcelona star scored his 76th goal of 2012 during their 4-2 win earlier tonight.

# pele - Monday 9 July, 2012

Federer sets his sets on Olympic Gold as Murray compares him to Muhammad Ali

The Swiss ace won the men’s doubles in 2008 but craves a centre court win at SW19 to crown a golden summer.

# pele - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

1970 Brazil team ‘better’ than Spain – Pele

The footballing legend also clarified recent comments he made comparing Neymar to Messi.

# pele - Thursday 3 May, 2012

VIDEO: Lionel Messi breaks Müller record with another hat-trick Untouchable This post contains videos

VIDEO: Lionel Messi breaks Müller record with another hat-trick

While he was at it, Messi also surpassed a record set by Pelé. You know, just for the craic.

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