The most famous Brazilian player of all time, Pelé, will be the mascot of the 2014 World Cup to be held in his country. A great choice of the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF), although Pelé is now 67 years old and will be 73 by the time of the tournament. Hopefully his good health will serve him well.
The signing of the contract between Pelé and the CBF last week means the two have burried the hatchet after a lengthy dispute between The King and the CBF chairman Ricardo Teixeira. Last year Pelé even missed out on the host announcement Qiu Qiu Online ceremony in FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich. Everything is fine between the two now.
“We are all going to work for Brazil’s benefit. Ricardo Teixeira has asked me to take part in the country’s international promotion. I am a Brazilian and I’ll do my best to help the project succeed,” said the all-time top scorer for the national team.
Thierry Henry: “This is Henry you’ll going to see”
Numerous observers claimed last summer Barcelona was wrong to sign Thierry Henry from Arsenal for 24 million euros. In the meantime the reality has proven them right and even Henry agrees with it.
The unstoppable forward who fired an amazing 226 goals for the Gunners in all competitions does not exist anymore, said the Frenchman at a recent press conference in Barcelona. He admitted he had not only failed to adapt to a new …