Pele on the toughest defender he faced, his 1,000th goal and more

My toughest opponent

“It’s hard to say. You see, whoever I played against I had the best defender marking me, but the best were Bobby Moore and Franz Beckenbauer. Beckenbauer was fantastic – very intelligent, very tough to beat. And Bob was the best centre-back I’ve seen – so quick up here [points to his head].”

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