It didn’t seem that long ago when the footballing world said goodbye to Maradona. Now, another footballing great, Pelé, has passed away. Even though we didn’t have a TV at the time, I was too young to watch Brazil winning the 1970 Mexico World Cup. But very soon after, all of us who played football … Continue reading Pelé

Goodbye Maradona

I don’t normally get upset when someone famous dies but I was sad to hear about the death of this towering presence during my formative years. I first came across Maradona when I saw a clip of him as a child. His control of the ball was mind-boggling. I’d never seen anything like it. Growing … Continue reading Goodbye Maradona