Legends Of The Game

This is about the retired legends. This is going to be an information blog.

PelePele’s full name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. Pele was born on the 23rd of October 1940. Pele is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. He is widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time. Pelé has also been known for connecting the phrase The Beautiful Game with football. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics. That year, France Football asked their former Ballon d’Or winners to choose the Football Player of the Century; they selected Pelé. In 1999, Pelé was elected Athlete of the Century by the IOC. That year, Time named him in their list of 100 most influential people of the 20th century. In 2013, he received the FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur in recognition of his career and achievements as a global icon of football.

maradonaMaradona’s full name Diego Armando Maradona was born on the 30rd of October 1960 is an Argentine retired professional footballer. He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as the national team of Argentina. Many in the sport, including football writers, players, and fans, regard Maradona as the greatest football player of all time. He was joint FIFA Player of the 20th Century with Pelé.

 

schmeichelSchmeichel’s full name Peter Boleslaw Schmeichel was born on the 18th of November 1963. Schmeichel is a Danish former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and was voted the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper in 1992 and 1993. He is best remembered for his most successful years at English club Manchester United, whom he captained to the 1999 UEFA Champions League to complete the Treble, and for winning UEFA Euro 1992 with Denmark.

ferdinandFerdinand’s full name is Rio Gavin Ferdinand. Rio was born on the 7th of November 1978. He is an English former professional footballer and current television pundit for BT Sport who played as a centre back. He played 81 times for the England national football team between 1997 and 2011, and was a member of three FIFA World Cup squads. He is regarded by many to be one of England’s greatest ever players and he is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time.

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