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Eight Former Footballers Who Are Not Popularly Known By Their Legal Birth Names

Whereas it is customary for players to use their legal names at the back of their jerseys, there is, however, no law prohibiting the use of nicknames instead. A couple of some ex-football stars never really used their real names at the back of their jerseys during their playing days but instead went with nicknames which many fans came to know them as.

  9 months ago ago
Eight Former Footballers Who Are Not Popularly Known By Their Legal Birth Names

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Meet the only football player to win 3 world cup titles

Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, the man who would come to be known as Pelé, burst onto the world soccer scene at age 16, excelling both for club team Santos and the Brazilian national side. By the end of his career, Pelé had won three FIFA World Cups with Brazil, 1958, 1962 and 1970, being the only player ever to do so. Pelé is the all-time leading goalscorer for Brazil with 77 goals in 92 games. the most wins of the World Cup by any player. Pele is one of the richest stars in football and has a massive

  1 year ago ago
Meet the only football player to win 3 world cup titles

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Andreas Pereira: The epitome of everything wrong at Manchester United

Many a Brazilian are looked upon with awe and admiration in the world of football based on the precedence set by legendary Brazilians of old; the likes of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, widely known as Pele, Garrincha, Ronaldo de Lima, Socrates, Ronaldinho e.t.c. This respect shown to all Brazilian players plying their trade in various leagues around the world is derived largely from the good work of hundreds of great Brazilian players past. But Manchester United always seem to get the short end of the stick

  2 years ago ago
Andreas Pereira: The epitome of everything wrong at Manchester United

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Pele's Recovery From Several Surgical Operations Have Proven That He's a Legend On & Off The Pitch

Many football lovers born in the 2000s might not know the legendary Pelé of Brazil. For a better understanding of who the Iconic footballer is, let's quickly have a rundown of some of his past achievements that have cemented his name in football history. Pelé's original name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, aged 80, and played most of his footballing career with Santos and New York Cosmas winning several trophies.

  8 months ago ago
Pele's Recovery From Several Surgical Operations Have Proven That He's a Legend On & Off The Pitch

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5 top highest goal score of all time

1.Josef "Pepi" Bican  (25 September 1913 – 12 December 2001) was a professional footballer who played as a striker .It estimates that he scored more than 600 league goals, 537 first level championships goals.Estimates goals he score was 805 throughout his playing time 2. Romário de Souza Faria (born 29 January 1966), known simply as Romário (Brazilian Portuguese:A prolific strike renowned for his clinical finishing, he is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Estimates goals he score was

  2 years ago ago
5 top highest goal score of all time

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On this day, 1969, King Pele completed his 1000th career goals!

Famous as the greatest football player of all time, Pele on November 19, 1969 scored his 1000th career goal for club and country. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward. Widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, he was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century. King Pele was born on the 23rd of October 1940 meaning he is 80 years old today. He was born in Três Corações, State of Minas Gerais,

  1 year ago ago
On this day, 1969, King Pele completed his 1000th career goals!

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Berbatov Names Three Players He Thinks That Will Dominate The World's Football In The Future

So many great footballers have graced and dominated the football world during different eras of the beautiful game.Starting with the likes of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, late Diego Armando Maradona, Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, Ronaldinho, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and many others.

  1 year ago ago
Berbatov Names Three Players He Thinks That Will Dominate The World's Football In The Future