According to reports in the Brazilian press, the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro has approved the renaming of the stadium to Edson Arantes do Nascimento – King Pele “.
It was stated that the decision will become official with the approval of the state governor.
1000th GOAL HAPPENED ON THIS STATUS
Pele, whose full name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, scored the 1000th goal of his career at Maracana Stadium.
The Brazilian former player, who is shown among the best in football history, nicknamed “King of Football” and “King Pele” , is the only player to win the FIFA World Cup 3 times. has the feature of being.