Brazilian Legend Pele’s Feet To Be Placed In FIFA’s Museum, Family Agrees
Football lost one of its all-time greats, Pele, on December 29. Now, there’s a rumor that his family has approved of his FEET being honored by being put in a FIFA museum!a football legacy
The legend of Brazil and Santos scored more than 1000 goals in one of the most infamous football careers and won the World Cup three times with his own country.
Even more astounding when you take into account that he went to 4 World Cups, winning the championship in 75% of those.With 77 goals in 92 games, 12 of which were in World Cup competitions, he is tied for the all-time leading scorer for Brazil. He has 643 goals to his name for Santos after 656 competitive games!
The team won six times in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, ten times in the Campeonato Paulista, twice in the Copa Libertadores, twice in the Intercontinental Cup, and once in the Intercontinental Supercup during his stint with Santos.A suitable memorial or a morbid display?
After reading a brief account of Pele’s accomplishments at the club and international levels, it is easy to see why FIFA would want to honor his greatness
.However, not everyone appeared to think that it was the proper way to honor him when the news initially reached the eyes and ears of followers of the beautiful game that FIFA had obtained the family’s consent to show his feet in a museum.
Fans from all across the world expressed varying degrees of outrage, disgust, and anxiety at the proposals FIFA had put forth on Twitter and other social media sites.