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Pele Hospitalized For Back Surgery

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.18.2015 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — Pele has successfully undergone back surgery for nerve root decompression and his postoperative recovery is satisfactory, the ...

Remembering a Hero of the Special Olympics

Timothy P. Shriver | Posted 07.02.2015 | Impact
Timothy P. Shriver

We can never replace Jay Emmett. His devotion to the Special Olympics movement was as big as anyone's in our history.

Taylor Swift, Tori Amos, and Me: Women Make Their Most Powerful Art When They Ditch the Boys and Find Themselves

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 06.19.2015 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

The strength in these feminist empowerment projects is clear to fans who use them to navigate their own lives, but I want to highlight the message for other artists: use creativity to carve your identity and empower others.

The Pele Interview: 'I Hope Football in the U.S. Will Keep Going Until the United States' Team Is in the Final of the World Cup'

Steve Clare | Posted 05.25.2015 | Sports
Steve Clare

Pele has high hopes for American soccer. Like many of the rest of us, he forecast African success in the World Cup last century. Perhaps wary of that, he expresses his hopes rather than his predictions for U.S. soccer.

Pelé: Messi, Not Ronaldo, Is 'Best In The World'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports

The world may never reach a consensus on who’s the better soccer player: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. But for soccer legend Pelé, the answer ...

World Cup Photo Diary: The Night Before the Big Game

Raul de Molina | Posted 09.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul de Molina

Last night I attended a party given by Hublot watches and Romero Britto at what he called the most beautiful mansion in Rio, located in the Santa Tere...

It's Raining Goals

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.17.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

We can't help but feel we're watching the last vestiges of the two big European colonization waves from the early 15th to early 20th centuries.

How Many Men Does it Take to Win the World Cup?

Ken Carbone | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Ken Carbone

As we are glued to our widescreen HDTV's, watching every move by today's "fútbol" stars like Ronaldo and Messi, Pelé reminds us that they each have ten other players on "the pitch" and many more on the bench, sharing with our joy in each glorious goal.

Jordan Schultz

Pelé: 'There Is Nobody Like Me Because My Mother And My Father Closed The Machine'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

Pelé is widely accepted as the greatest soccer player of all time. The, 5-foot-8, 73-year-old Brazilian star is the only player to have ever captured...

5 Things to Watch About the Brazilian National Team at the 2014 World Cup

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Unlike years past, however, this Brazil side lacks a gamut of stars that have made their mark in European competition in the vein of Romario, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho or Kaka.

Before You Head Over To Brazil: 2014 World Cup, Samba and Sergio!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Marlon Regis

Over 200,000 people from the United States alone, will be traveling to Brazil this summer for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, while another quarter-million...

After One Too Many Fouls, the World Cup Deserves a Red Card

Azlan Ibrahim | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports
Azlan Ibrahim

Just a few days away from the largest sporting festival in the world, the stories coming out of Brazil are not so festive. The handwringing reflects less on Brazil, but on whether the world even needs a World Cup anymore.

Son Of Soccer Legend Sentenced To Prison

AP | By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 08.02.2014 | Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge sentenced the son of soccer legend Pele to 33 years in prison after finding him guilty of laundering money for a ...

Don't Worry, Pele Is Not Dead (Even If CNN Reported Otherwise)

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.29.2014 | Sports

Pele wasn't just "alive and well" on Friday. The Brazilian soccer legend was apparently "alive and very well." This seemingly pleasant status was conv...

Kona Coffee: A Gold Standard, From Under the Volcano

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 05.05.2014 | Home
Corinna Clendenen

What's so special about Kona coffee?

An Actor Who Makes Me Hear Stradivarius and See Mark Rothko

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's difficult to think about any other American actor whose premature death created such an avalanche of tributes to his unique talent. Philip Seym...

The Volcano and the Goddess

Findery | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Findery

The Hawaiian mountain has been steadily flowing since 1983! That makes it one of the most long-lived eruptions known on Earth.

Chilean Chronicles, Part 7: Leandro Drives Us Around Rio

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Leandro Weissmann pulled into the driveway of the Royal Tulip hotel one minute after 2:00 p.m. on Monday afternoon, and instantly apologized in a deep, gravelly voice for arriving late.

'Pele' Biopic Casts Big Names

Blogamole | Michael Lopez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez We know what you’re thinking; Diego Boneta does not bear a very striking resemblance to soccer legend Pele. But the Mexica...

7 Hawaiian Legends Not To Be Ignored

Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel

Visiting Hawaii and experience something strange? Maybe you heard the distant and eerie sound of an army marching or maybe your rental car broke down ...

Neymar Signs With Barcelona In Move That Bodes Well for Brazilian National Team

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Given the wealth of experience enabled by playing alongside Lionel Messi and some of the best defenders in the world in European competition, Neymar's move to Barcelona now renders him better positioned to lead Brazil to a record sixth World Cup title on home soil in 2014.

Kaka Recalled for Brazil Squad Against Italy and Russia While Ronaldinho Omitted

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports
Arnal Dayaratna

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari named a strong Brazil squad for the upcoming friendlies against Italy and Russia on March 21 and March 25, respective...

Pele Rips Neymar

Posted 02.21.2013 | Sports

By Barney Cullum, Goal.com Brazil and Santos legend Pele has criticized Neymar and says he is nothing more than an "ordinary player" for the nation...

Messi Passes Pele

Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports

By Chris Kvesa, Goal.com Barcelona star Lionel Messi has broken former Brazil international Pele's scoring mark of 75 goals during one calendar yea...

Pele: Neymar Is Better Than Messi

Posted 04.11.2012 | Sports

By Daniel Edwards, Goal.com Brazilian football idol Pele has restated his belief that Neymar is a better player than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, a...