Tag: Pele

Chinedu OkaforDecember 23, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Messi makes a case for football GOAT as he overtakes Pele

Lionel Messi since the start of his career in Spanish club Barcelona has been nothing short of phenomenal. His impression ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Neither Messi nor Ronaldo is the greatest player of all time

by Amir Abdulazeez There is one thing apiece that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi sympathizers are finding it difficult to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 8, 2016

This is why Pele will not be in Nigeria on Thursday as planned

Football legend Pele was expected to touch down in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday for a two-day event but the event ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2016

Football legend, Pele to visit Nigeria in August

Brazil’s football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimentor, popularly known as “Pele’’ will be visiting Nigeria in August for a two-day ...

writerJuly 14, 2014

RiRi wins: Rihanna celebrates World Cup win with German players (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Rihanna probably loves football as much as she loves to party and that’s a fact! The American ...

writerJuly 13, 2014

Having a ball: Rihanna meets with football legend, Pele in Brazil (See Photos)

by Kolapo Olapoju Rihanna is having a ball in Brazil and has just met up with legendary Brazilian footballer, Pele. ...

June 1, 2014

Money laundering: Football legend, Pele’s son sentenced to 33 years in prison

by Oge Okonkwo Son of Brazilian football legend Pele has been sentenced to 33 years in jail for money laundering. ...

November 27, 2013

Opinion: Golden Eaglets victory – The beautiful ones have done it again

by Muyiwa Adetiba For us as Nigerians and Africans, it was a beautiful moment as everybody thought we had entered ...

November 5, 2013

Femi Aribisala: Who says Nigeria will not win the 2014 World Cup?

by Femi Aribisala What needs to be done? In the short-term; Nigeria needs to get a world-class foreign coach. Stephen ...

December 14, 2012

‘Ifreke Inyang: The unnecessary ‘beef’ against Lionel Messi

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Unlike Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi doesn’t need to prove doubters wrong. Truth is, he does it ...

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