Pele is the only player to have won three World Cups – in 1958, 1962 and 1970Legendary Brazil forward Pele has spoken for the first time since his son claimed he was reluctant to leave his house, saying his health issues were “normal for people of my age”.Pele’s son Edinho said the three-time World Cup…

Pele has had hip problems for some timeLegendary Brazil forward Pele is reluctant to leave his house because he cannot walk unaided, his son has said.The three-time World Cup winner, widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, was taken to hospital with a urinary infection last year.Pele, 79, has had problems with his…

Image copyright AFP Image caption Niki Lauda underwent a lung transplant nine months ago Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70.The legendary Austrian, one of the best-known figures in motor racing, took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984.For many, he will be…