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Football: Pele ponders involvement in Brazil 2014 World Cup: By Patwant Singh | Posted: 03 March 2011 1734 hrs S...

Football: Pele ponders involvement in Brazil 2014 World Cup: By Patwant Singh | Posted: 03 March 2011 1734 hrs S...

SINGAPORE: Football legend Pele said he may get involved in Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup, which the country will host. The 70-year-old is in Singapore as part of the New York Cosmos Asia Tour. The King of Football is the Honorary President of New York Cosmos and was accompanied by another legend, frenchman Eric Cantona. Cantona, who made a name for himself with Manchester United, is currently the Director of Football with the Cosmos. Pele and Cantona are here to promote the club, one of the biggest in the US in the 70s and 80s, and are now making a comeback. The legends are canvassing support and were hosted to breakfast by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. Outlining the club's plans to get back into the US Major League Soccer, Pele added Brazil will be under great pressure to win the 2014 World Cup. "The next World Cup will be very big pressur...

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