THE greatest of all footballers making appearance on the soccer grounds in this universe till date, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pele, has touched another milestone of completing 80 years of fabulous existence in the world. Though ill health and COVID-19 situation restrict the legend’s birthday celebrations, there is no stopping his fans from pouring out their love through various mediums with an overwhelming sense of gratitude. Pele deserves all this and much more for the golden legacy he has created for soccer players and fans alike.
The Black Pearl’s career is a journal of greatness achieved through individual brilliance and innate urge of collective achievements that his team-mates still swear to. This selfless attitude for the growth of his fellow players epitomises the legend of Pele. His own goals make an astounding achievement but much glittering is the way Pele nurtured the talents around him. It is this act that defines magnanimity of the Brazilian who remains the sentimental favourite for every soccer fan worth his salt. The legacy must continue till it can last, for, such gems make our lives richer by their sparkle.