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What makes a football legend?
Around the Academy:

Ever wondered why people keep raving on about the likes of Pele, Maradona or Cruyff?

People often talk about football legends, but how does a player join this exclusive club?

Is it the ability to turn a match with a flash of brilliance or the determination to win at all costs?

Legends take football to another level, producing moments of magic which people will never forget.

Sometimes a footballer's greatness extends to the person they are off the pitch too.

The Academy explains why some football stars are simply legendary.



Football's legends
Pele
Diego Maradona
Johan Cruyff
Bobby Moore

Did you know?
Pele, Cruyff and Moore all finished their careers playing Major League Soccer in the USA



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