October 1, 1977, Pelé Retires

October 1, 1977, Pelé retires from football at the age of 36 following a game between New York Cosmos and Brazil’s Santos at Giants’ Stadium. It brought to an end a 22-year career for a player many deemed the greatest the game has ever seen.

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American Soccer - NASL - SoccerBowl '77 - New York Cosmos v Seattle Sounders

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