Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football legend Pele today stated that for him Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the No.1 player in the world at present. However, he feels sorry for the reason that there are just two names in football at present.
Pele stated: “At the moment the best player in the world is Ronaldo. I admire him, if I had to set up a national team he would be my first pick.”
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Talking about the lack of superstars in Football at present he said,
“George Best, Bobby Moore, Jairzinho, Bobby Charlton, Pele, Zico, Beckenbauer, Cruyff, Zidane, Maradona. Now you say Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi – Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi. It’s not too good for football,” he said.