Pele mourns death of Argentinian great Diego Maradona

Brazilian football icon Pele has offered condolences after the death of Argentinian superstar Diego Maradona, whose sudden passing has shocked the entire world. The world-renowned footballing legend died on Wednesday at home in Tigre after suffering a heart attack. Pele…

Pele: Brazil legend ’embarrassed’ to leave house because of ill health

Legendary Brazil forward Pele is reluctant to leave his house because he cannot walk unaided, his son has said. The three-time World Cup winner, widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, was taken to hospital with a urinary…

Pele’s ‘1,000th goal’ scored 50 years ago today (Punch)

The revered Brazil striker Pele scored his 1,000th goal on November 19, 1969 at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium in a match between his beloved Santos and local outfit Vasco de Gama, whose vast ranks of fans gave the iconic…

*Hoodlums vandalise 200 vehicles during Lagos clash (Punch) * Lagos, menace of street trading and roadside parking (Nation)

Hoodlums vandalise 200 vehicles during Lagos clash (Punch) There was drama in the Itire-Ikate area of Surulere, Lagos State, on Friday, November 8, 2019, as hoodlums invaded some streets and vandalised over 200 vehicles belonging to residents. According to the…

Pele back in Brazil after hospital stay in France (Guardian)

Football great Pele arrived back in Brazil Tuesday after receiving treatment for a urinary tract infection during a six-day hospital stay in France. The three-time World Cup winner was discharged late Monday from the private American hospital in the Paris…

Pele says he feels ‘so much better’ after French hospital treatment (IndiaToday)

Brazil soccer great Pele said on Friday he was feeling “so much better” after receiving treatment in a French hospital for a urinary infection. “Thank you for all your love! The antibiotics are working and the tests are all (good).…

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