• Must Read!!! Why Pele withdrew from 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony

    Must Read!!! Why Pele withdrew from 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony

    Brazil legend, Pele, did not light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony, because of health concerns.

    The 75-year-old was due to perform the task, but withdrew only few hours before the event at the Maracana.

    Pele said in a statement: “Dearest friends,

    “Only god is more important than my health.

    “In my life I have had fractures, operations, pains, hospital stays, victories and defeats, and I always respect those who admire me.

    “The responsibility for the decisions is mine … I have always tried […]