Pele Reveals He Had Offers from Manchester United, Real Madrid and Milan

Joe Gallagher@joesgallagherFeatured ColumnistOctober 7, 2015
CNN Sport @cnnsport

Is loyalty a thing of the past in soccer? @Pele thinks so… https://t.co/d1ykGIQx3a

Manchester United fans, look away now.

In an interview with CNN Sport posted to Twitter on Wednesday, the Brazil legend revealed that during his career he received offers to play for Real Madrid, AC Milan and the Red Devils.

Of course, Pele decided instead to remain with Santos, where he scored a whopping 619 goals.

The clip also features a fairly damning quote about the modern footballer: "In the past, it was a profession filled with love. Now, it's just a profession."

[Twitter: @cnnsport]


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