The multiple-time World Cup winner scored over 1000 league goals during his career and is often picked as the greatest footballer of all time in the debates we hear by the pool tables – despite the fact that only the old man in the corner had ever seen him play.
“Today Barcelona. They are the same style as Santos and Brazil of my day. Almost the same style. Arsenal is a good team to play with. I would play for Arsenal if I had a chance.”
There’s a few folk here that believe that, despite his age, Pele would still be a good fit for an Arsenal side who don’t have the best options up-top.
With Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud both scoring twice so far this season, but missing a hatful of chances, Pele would be a welcome addition in North London.
Arsenal fans, would the Gunners have a European Cup had Pele played for you in the past? Let us know below!