Former Brazilian footballer Pelé today wished Cristiano Ronaldo for his debut against Juventus on a visit to Chievo on Matchday 1 of the Italian League.
“Good luck to Cristiano in his first match at Juventus,” Pelé wrote on his official Instagram page.
The world champion in 1958, 1962 and 1970 also recalled that he had the opportunity not taken advantage of wearing the jersey of the club of Turin, but ended up fulfilling much of his career in Santos.
“If things had been different, maybe I’d played for the old lady, too. At a dinner in 1961, the owner of Fiat offered the president of Santos a million dollars to hire me. However, I only played wearing that striped shirt, “Pele added.