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Pele or Maradona: who achieved more?

edson arantes do nacimento rubs shoulders like soccer stars Maradona And although both players left their respective histories in football to be discussed to define who is the best football player, when it comes to numbers, Pele outdoes the Argentine.

And this is while the Brazilian claims a further three world Cupin which he conquered Sweden 1958, Chile 1962 why Mexico 1970, Maradona Having lifted the trophy, he managed to become world champion only once. Mexico 1986,

With regard to goals, skin also left on the wayfluff‘ Scoring nearly twice as many scores just one game apart. In the 90 matches he appeared in, the Brazilian player registered a total of 77 goals in 91 appearances. Maradona and scored only 34 goals, both players were at the level national selection,

Pele With The Brazilian Team

Significantly, the Brazilian attacker chose to play most of his career in his home country, as he only wore the Santos Football Club and New York Cosmos jerseys. While the Argentine also started his professional career in his homeland argentina juniors, Boca Juniors And later he moved to the Old Continent, where he played for Napoli and Sevilla. At the end of his career he Atlético Newell’s old boys And again back in the Xeneize box.

However, the ‘rivalry’ that existed between the two players due to their high level of play allowed them to retire as football legends and in 2020 were honored FIFA As ‘Player of the Century’, curiously each icon of South American football obtained 14 championships at club level and with their respective team.

Maradona With Argentina

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