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Adriana Lima Sheds Proud Tears At Olympic Torch-lighting Ceremony

The 35-year-old Victoria's Secret Angel took part in the ceremonial event on the Olympic Boulevard in Rio de Janeiro before the torch was carried to the Christ the Redeemer statue. ''Grateful to...

Soccer Icon Pele Marries For Third Time Aged 75

The 75-year-old three-time soccer World Cup winner wed businesswoman Marcia Cibele Aoki in a small religious ceremony in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday (09Jul16). Pele and Marcia, who have been dating for six years,...

Pele Recovering In Hospital After Surgery

The 74-year-old Brazilian sports star underwent prostate surgery on Tuesday (05May15) and is now in a stable condition, officials for the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo confirm. Pele was last...

Pele In Hospital Special Care Unit

Soccer legend Pele is in a hospital's special care centre after receiving treatment for a urinary infection.The three-times World Cup winner has been moved to the unit at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo,...

Pele Discharged From Hospital Following Surgery

Soccer legend Pele was discharged from hospital on Saturday (15Nov14) after undergoing surgery to remove kidney stones.The sports star was admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday (12Nov14) with abdominal...

Soccer Legend Pele To Marry

Brazilian soccer legend Pele is to marry for a third time at the age of 73.The sports star has announced he is planning to tie the knot with a businesswoman 32 years his junior named...

Pele's Son Jailed In Brazil

The son of soccer legend Pele has been jailed in Brazil.Retired goalkeeper Edson Cholbi Nascimento, also known as Edinho, was detained in Santos, Sao Paulo on Tuesday (08Jul14), a month after he was sentenced to...

One Direction In Talks To Collaborate With Pele

Pop stars One Direction are in talks to perform with Brazilian soccer legend Pele at a one-off charity event.The What Makes You Beautiful hitmakers were surprised by the sportsman during their concert in Sao Paulo,...

Pele Inaccurately Killed Off In Cnn Tweet

Bosses at Cnn have apologised for inaccurately killing off Brazilian soccer legend Pele.An online employee working on the news network's New Day morning show in America broke the news that Pele had died in a...

Vincent D'onofrio Close To Signing On For Pele Biopic

Actor Vincent D'onofrio is close to signing on to portray Brazilian soccer coach Vicente Feola in an upcoming Pele biopic.The Law & Order: Criminal Intent star is expected to join Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm...

Marc Jacobs To Leave Louis Vuitton?

Marc Jacobs may be leaving Louis Vuitton.The 50-year-old designer - who has been part of the label since 1997 - could see his future at the French fashion house hanging in the balance if the...

Brian Grazer Working On Pele Biopic

Director Brian Grazer is bringing the early life of Brazilian soccer legend Pele to the big screen in a new biopic.The A Beautiful Mind filmmaker will produce the coming-of-age movie through his Imagine Entertainment company,...

World Cup Threatens Schiffer's Marriage

CLAUDIA SCHIFFER's marriage to film-maker MATTHEW VAUGHN is being tested during the soccer World Cup - because the pair support different teams. The German supermodel, who, along with soccer star PELE, carried the trophy into...

Pele's Son Arrested Again

Brazilian soccer legend PELE's son has been arrested again - this time on suspicion of money laundering. EDSON DO NASCIMENTO - known as EDINHO - spent six months behind bars last year (05) after...

Mills Mccartney In Soccer Legend Tribute

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY is paying tribute to late soccer legend GEORGE BEST by backing a musical eulogy to the star. The wife of SIR PAUL McCARTNEY admits the ambitious single - which will raise...

Gabriel To Direct World Cup Music

British singer PETER GABRIEL has promised to "make some noise" after being named as musical director of next year's (06) soccer World Cup in Germany. The excited musician will oversee the tournament's Berlin opening...

Escape To Victory Tops Soccer Film Poll

Cult SIR MICHAEL CAINE movie ESCAPE TO VICTORY has been voted the best soccer film of all time. The 1981 sports epic, which also stars soccer stars PELE and BOBBY MOORE alongside SYLVESTER STALLONE,...

Maradona Makes Chat Show Debut

Troubled football legend DIEGO MARADONA launched his new career as a TV presenter last night (16AUG05), when chat show LA NOCHE DEL 10 aired for the first time on Argentine television. Special guest PELE,...

Pele Considers Another Escape To Victory

Soccer superstar PELE is in talks to bring cult movie ESCAPE TO VICTORY back to the big screen. The Brazilian sports hero starred in the hit 1981 film, about a fictitious soccer match between...

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