Pele apparently has admitted that Cristiano Ronaldo has broken his scoring record and praised the Juventus sticker.
A prolonged controversy has been going on over what precisely the record is for the most competitive netted goals.
“Cristiano, life is a solo flight. Each makes his own journey. And what a beautiful journey you are having!”
Pele posted onInstagram
“I admire you a lot, I love watching you play and this is no secret to anyone."
Some believed that Josef Bican should have a record of 805 rather than the "official" 759, however, Pele had insisted the record at over 1000.
“Congratulations on breaking my record of goals in official matches. My only regret is not being able to give you a hug today."
’s hat-trick against Cagliari today, Pele has finally confirmed it.
“But I leave this photo in your honor, with great affection, as the symbol of a friendship that has existed for many years.”