World Cup: 50 years ago, Brazil taught the world to play
Fifty years ago this month, modern football was born at the World Cup in Mexico, kicking and yelling, and live in...
By AFP | 1 year ago
Duo builds online platform for relief food distribution
The digital innovation, which the two have already patented, facilitates beneficiaries’ access to relief food.
Xinhua | 1 year ago
Pele's son turns self in for Brazil prison sentence
The son of football legend Pele turned himself in late Friday after being ordered by a Brazilian court to begin serving a nearly 13-year prison sentence for money laundering and drug trafficking.
AFP | 4 years ago
Feb 25, 2017
Brazilian soccer legend Pele's son to serve drug-related prison sentence
The son of soccer great Pele has pledged to turn himself over to police after a court ruled he must serve almost 13 years of a 33-year drug-trafficking sentence, his lawyer told Reuters on Friday.
Feb 02, 2017
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SONS: Abedi Pele sons Andre and Jordan steady Ghana ship
On November 5, 1964, God gave Ghana Abedi Ayew Pele. And in return, the mercurial former Black Stars striker gave Ghana his adorable sons — Andre and Jordan Ayew.
By Sammy Kitula
Aug 20, 2016
Soccer legend Pele to play no role at Rio Olympics closing ceremony
RIO DE JANEIRO, Pele will not appear at the Olympics closing ceremony on Sunday, organizers said on Friday, meaning Brazil's most famous sportsman has played no formal part in the Games.
Aug 08, 2016
Brazil's snorts of derision
Brazilian football fans at the Olympic stadium took the chance to poke fun at eternal rivals Argentina, evoking their age-old debate over who's the best player, Pele or Maradona.
Aug 05, 2016
Pele will not light Olympic cauldron due to muscle pain
Brazilian soccer legend Pele will not light the Olympic cauldron at Friday's opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics due to poor health, a spokesman for the three-time World Cup winner said.
Jul 10, 2016
Football great Pele marrying for third time at 75
Brazil football legend Pele is getting married Tuesday for the third time, tying the knot with his girlfriend of six years Marcia Cibele Aoki.
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