He is one of the best ever. In the evening of life, he saw an old record of his being broken. Of course, there is no regret in Pele. Instead, Pele congratulated Argentine legend Lionel Messi for breaking his record.
Argentina beat Bolivia 3-0 in a World Cup qualifier earlier this month. Messi scored a hat trick in the match. Pele topped the list of top scorers in the region so far in Latin America. The Brazilian legend has scored 77 goals.
Messi overtook Pele with a hat-trick against Bolivia. He has scored 79 goals in international football. However, the body was not good at that time. He did not forget to greet the Argentine captain as soon as he recovered.
“I am sorry Messi for being late,” he wrote on social media. Anyway, I don’t want to miss the opportunity to congratulate you for breaking another record earlier this month. Your football talent is amazing! I hope you will win a lot more from the side of Neymar and Mbabane.’