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Canada For Franz Beckenbauer, Pelé is the best footballer of all time

18:15  18 october  2020
18:15  18 october  2020 Source:   sport1.de

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- Franz Beckenbauer : " Pele is the greatest player of all time . He reigned supreme for 20 years. -Johan Cruyff: " Pele was the only footballer who surpassed the boundaries of logic." -Osvaldo Ardiles: Pele really had everything -- goalscoring ability, a great passer, good in the air, quick, he used both

Franz Beckenbauer played almost his entire career at Bayern Munich, finishing with New York Cosmos in 1983. " Beckenbauer was one of the best I ever When Pele - the Brazil legend himself considered peerless in terms of footballing ability - speaks about someone in such glowing terms, then you know

Pelé (l.) und Franz Beckenbauer in New York vor einigen Jahren © imago / Future Image Pelé (left) and Franz Beckenbauer in New York a few years ago

For many football fans and players, Pelé (79) is an absolute legend. The Brazilian, born in 1940, will celebrate his 80th birthday on October 23rd. Franz Beckenbauer (75) remembers the first meeting of the two icons in an open letter in "Bild am Sonntag" and congratulates them.

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The two have been linked for decades by "a wonderful friendship that has always meant a lot to me," writes the Kaiser. Pelé has always been his great football role model. Beckenbauer says: "For me, I've always said that, you were and are the greatest footballer of all time!"

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Franz Beckenbauer (born 11 September 1945), called "The Kaiser", is a German retired football player. He played as defender for Bayern Munich, Hamburger SV and Cosmos New York. After the end of his active career he was the coach of the Germany national team and Bayern Munich.

Franz Beckenbauer ● The Giant Defender ►A Time When Football Was Amazing◄ - Продолжительность: 14:05 MatigolVidz 92 303 Johan CRUIJFF VS Franz BECKENBAUER 1973 (Ajax x Bayern Munchen) - Продолжительность: 7:59 Football Legends 50 967 просмотров.

"Full of respect and awe"

Unfortunately, they would never have played against each other at a world championship, but Beckenbauer remembers the first time they met. "It must have been at the end of the 1960s," writes the German football legend. "We played with a world selection in Brazil [...] When I saw you, I was filled with respect and awe." He really got to know him in 1977 when the two played together for the New York Cosmos club (1970-1985).

At that time there was "a Brazilian group with Pelé, Carlos Alberto and others" with whom he lived in Manhattan and did a lot. "That's when I came to appreciate the great man Pelé." His friend always helped and was there for everyone. Beckenbauer wanted to think of him on Pelé's birthday "and of our beautiful friendship", even if their contact was no longer as close as it used to be.

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