Brazilian and world soccer legend Pele, the one participant to have gained the FIFA World Cup 3 times, celebrates his 80th birthday at present. To mark the event, FIFA is publishing exclusive content on its digital platforms, together with a particular video programme which is accessible on FIFA.com and through FIFA’s YouTube channel.
Football lovers in every single place may have the prospect to relive reminiscences from Pelé’s former group-mates, his household and mates, and to view birthday greetings from previous and current international soccer stars, from FIFA Legends and from FIFA President Gianni Infantino. And, final however not least, the particular birthday content will embrace an exclusive interview with O Rei himself.
“Pele took football to another level. Not only did he epitomise the beautiful game, but he also played with an effortless flair, the like of which had never been seen in Europe. It was just amazing to watch him on the pitch. He is nicknamed O Rei – ‘The King’ – and rightly so. I would like to wish Pele a very happy 80th birthday from the bottom of my heart, and above all health. Today is really a celebration day for the entire world of football,” stated FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
You can comply with the particular birthday content all throughout FIFA’s digital platforms:
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