New York Cosmos

Pele Poses with Waxwork of New York Cosmos Pele That Doesn't Look Much Like Pele

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterApril 15, 2014

Pele, Brazil's triple World Cup-winning legend, met his own waxwork at the New York Cosmos' league season opener.

The 73-year-old was a former Cosmos player when the team were at their height in the mid-1970s.

To celebrate the first game of the season for the team in the North American Soccer League, Pele was not only in attendance, but his waxwork, normally in a Brazilian pride warm-up suit, was brought in.

Soccer legend Pele posed with his wax figure at yesterday’s @NYCosmos home opener!

— Madame Tussauds NY (@NYCWax) April 14, 2014

The only question is whether it looks much like Pele. To help you decide, here is a picture of Pele from back in his days with the Cosmos.

Ira Schwarz

[Daily Mail]

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