FIFA President Gianni Infantino opened the proceedings at The Best FIFA Football Awards 2022 by leading a tribute to one of the greatest players the game has ever seen – the peerless Pelé. Speaking ahead of the ceremony in Paris, and in the company of Pelé’s widow Marcia Aoki, Mr …Read More »
Paulista Football Federation to name headquarters after Pele!
The Paulista Football Federation (FPF) is to name its headquarters the “Pelé Building.” The FPF’s member clubs and leagues unanimously agreed to a suggestion from Santos FC President Andrés Rueda that the building take the name of the Brazilian legend, who passed away on December 29, 2022. Pelé began his …Read More »
442oons VIDEO: The A to Z of Pele (Parody)!
I just love to watch the 442oons and their funny take on football and its matches! In the 442oons of the day its a tribute to the legendary Brazilian Pele with an A to Z to his name.Read More »
Colombian stadium to be named after Pele!
The Bello Horizonte stadium in the Colombian city of Villavicencio is to be named after Pelé in response to Gianni Infantino’s recent suggestion that FIFA’s 211 member associations each name at least one stadium or football venue after the Brazilian legend. The decision was announced by Juan Guillermo Zuluaga, the …Read More »
Government of Guinea-Bissau named the Bafata Stadium after Pele!
The Guinean Government decided to change the name of the Bafatá field, the second capital of the country, to Estádio Pelé, in response to the appeal of FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who asked for a worldwide tribute to the former Brazilian footballer. The decision was taken at the Council of …Read More »
Cape Verde christens national stadium after Pele!
Cape Verde’s Prime Minister Dr Ulisses Correira e Silva has announced that the country’s national stadium in Praia will be named after world football icon Pele. The 15,000 seater “Estadio Nacional de Cabo Verde”, erected in 2010 and opened in 2014 has been the home base of the “Blue Sharks” …Read More »
Gianni Infantino attends Pele memorial, suggests all Member FAs name a stadium after Brazil legend!
FIFA President Gianni Infantino paid his final respects to Pelé when he attended a memorial for the legendary Brazilian at the Vila Belmiro stadium, home of Santos FC. The FIFA President was accompanied by Ednaldo Rodrigues, President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), and Alejandro Domínguez, President of CONMEBOL and …Read More »
Odisha FC VIDEO: Diego Mauricio speaks on the late Pele!
Odisha FC’s Brazilian striker Diego Mauricio speaks on the late Pele and pays his personal tribute to the legend, he sends his condolences to Brazil and the icon’s family. A fitting tribute to the legend that is Pele! .@Di_Mauricio_ pays his personal tribute to @Pele and sends his condolences to …Read More »
XtraTime VIDEO: East Bengal’s Cleiton Silva pays tribute Pele!
As XtraTime reports, Kolkata giants East Bengal FC’s captain Cleiton Silva paid tribute to his fellow Brazilian legend Pele.Read More »
TRAU’s Gerson Vieira: An honour to be born in the same nation as Pele!
As the world of football mourns the loss of Pele, I-League Media caught up with TRAU FC’s Brazilian midfielder Gerson Vieira, who has the proud honour of sharing the same land, same flag, same language and the same way of life as one of the sport’s all-time greats. “I feel …Read More »