Who is the greatest footballer of all time?
#1 Lionel Messi (Argentina) – seven-time Ballon d’Or winner. The Copa America triumph cemented Lionel Messi’s place as the greatest player of all time.
Who is better Messi or Pele?
Recently, Messi surpassed the goal tally of Brazilian legend Pele during PSG vs Club Brugge in a Champions League match. Messi, at 34, is one of the greats of the game but still is a lot behind the highest goal-scorer in the world.
Why Pele is called King?
In his native Brazil, Pelé is hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments and contribution to the game, in addition to being officially declared a national treasure by the Brazilian government. During his career, he became known as “The King of Football” (O Rei do Futebol) or simply “The King Pelé” (O Rei Pelé).