Pelé played both club football and internationally. He played for the Brazilian club team Santos from 1956 to 1974. He came out of a short retirement in 1975 to play for the New York Cosmos, an American club team, from 1975 to 1977.
Pelé also played for the Brazilian national team, winning three World Cups with the team in 1958, 1962 and 1970. His playing career finished in an exhibition game in 1977 between his first club, Santos, and his last club, the Cosmos. Pelé played one half for each team. He is frequently ranked as the best footballer to ever play the game.Learn More
A-Rod, also known as Alex Rodriguez, was suspended for allegedly using performance enhancing drugs and participating in what is known as the MLB Biogenesis Scandal. A-Rod and 12 other players had received synthetic testosterone and human growth hormone from Biogenesis of America, an anti-aging clinic in Florida.Full Answer >
Although the exact details of Tiger Woods' divorce settlement are unknown, About Sports reports that the golf superstar is believed to pay his ex-wife Elin Nordegren approximately $20,000 per month in child support. Additionally, reports indicate that she received between $100 and $110 million as part of the divorce agreement.Full Answer >
Joe Montana has four Super Bowl rings, which he earned while playing for the San Francisco 49ers. He received these rings after his team won Super Bowl XVI in 1982, against the Cincinnati Bengals; Super Bowl XIX in 1985, against the Miami Dolphins; Super Bowl XXIII in 1989, against the Cincinnati Bengals; and Super Bowl XXIV in 1990, against the Denver Broncos.Full Answer >
As of December 2014, Jim Kelly is free of cancer. The Hall of Fame quarterback was first diagnosed with upper jaw-bone cancer resulting from squamous cell carcinoma in 2013.Full Answer >