Daniel Amokachi USA 94
4 June 2018
A Haitian hero, an unlikely Italian and a teenage Irishman going one better than Pele - all this and more on Jon Spurling’s list of players whose World Cup displays made them stars
Pepe 1958
4 June 2018
The Seleção's boy king conquered the world in Sweden – but only after some pre-tournament guff from within his own country's ranks
SHARES
3 June 2018
After moving a goal behind Brazil's third top scorer Romario, Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar shrugged off his national team record.
Zinedine Zidane World Cup 2006
29 May 2018
The finest players in the world sometimes don’t quite manage to produce their best on the biggest stage of all. Others seem fired up by the global attention, playing in ways they never could for their club. Here are 25 of the tournament greats...
SHARES
A cruciate ligament injury will keep Dani Alves out of the World Cup, and Brazil great Pele has offered his sympathy.
SHARES
16 April 2018
Neymar missed Brazil's harrowing World Cup defeat to Germany four years ago, but Pele is confident he will take his "second chance" in 2018.
SHARES
7 April 2018
Brazil legend Pele does not agree with comparisons between Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo, finding more similarities with Lionel Messi.

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