For history .. Pele writes a moving message about Maradona

Brazilian soccer legend Pele wrote on his social media accounts on Thursday: "I love you, Diego," in a message from him to the late Argentine legend Diego Maradona, the "great friend" and "genius who charmed the world" who died a week ago.

It is common in Brazil among the Catholic community to which Pele belongs to pay tribute to the deceased person on the one-week anniversary of his death during the "Seventh Day Mass."

Often disagreements are made about who is the greatest player in history among the players, but Pele confirmed through his "Instagram" page that the Argentine was a player second to none.

"The world will be much better if we compare each other less and start to like each other more. So, I want to say that you are beyond comparison," said the "Black Jewel", a three-time World Cup winner with his country.

Pele published this line with a series of photos that he collects with Maradona.

He wrote, "Your journey was marked by honesty. You have always been clear. In your unique and distinctive way, you taught us that we have to love and say" I love you "often (...) Your quick departure did not allow me to say that to you, so I will only write: I love you, Diego ".

Although they did not play at the same time, the two legends were always contested, including for the title of Best Player of the Millennium when Pele was crowned the "Player of the Twentieth Century" by FIFA while Maradona won a vote. The audience.

Pele continued, "I was a genius who charmed the world. A magician with the ball at his feet. A true legend. But above all, for me, you will always be a great friend, with a big heart."

"One day in the sky we will play together on the same team. It will be the first time that I raise my fists to the sky not to celebrate a goal, but because I can hug you again at the end," he concluded.

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