South American Legends and the World Cup
The history of the FIFA World Cup™ is filled with legendary players who have made a lasting impact on the game. From Pele to Jairzinho, the world’s best footballers have all competed in the tournament at some point in their career. From Paraguay to Colombia and Argentina, these dynamic players have helped put South American football on the map as one of the most exciting regions to follow. Here are some of the most notable South American legends at the FIFA World Cup.
The Hand of God - Maradona and the FIFA World Cup
Diego Armando Maradona, born on 30 October 1960, is a retired professional footballer from Argentina. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and is famous for his dribbling skills, creative passing, and goalscoring. He…26
Jairzinho was very Special at Mexico 1970
The 1970 World Cup was held in Mexico. The tournament was one of the most spectacular in history and also the most controversial one. Jairzinho, a dynamic right-winger, played a key role in Brazil winning their third World Cup title thanks to…34
FIFA World Cup and The Black Pearl - Pele
When people talk about football or soccer, the first name that comes to mind for many is Pele. The legendary Brazilian striker was one of the biggest stars in the sport from the ‘60s until his retirement in the early ‘80s. Pele’s…47