Pele Joins Twitter

The Brazilian soccer legend, Pele, joined Twitter on Monday night and currently and only in a few hours after opening his official account, he has received more than 137,000 followers. Pele’s account has been verified as @pele.

In 108 characters he made his Twitter debut. “Hello world, thank you for welcoming me to Twitter. I am very excited to share my life with you. Love, Pelé”

Alexi Lalas and Piers Morgan also congratulated him.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, also known as Pelé or the Black Pearl, is considered one of the greatest football players in the world. The 71-year-old striker has scored 1097 goals in 1227 appearances for Santos and the New York Cosmos in a career that has spanned over two decades. Pele has also netted 77 goals for Brazil 92 games.

He is not only popular in Brazil but he has a lot of fans from all over the world. Some people believe Maradona will also join Twitter soon in order to retaliate his old competitor.

He was used to be the editor of MNG online magazine and he could bring a lot of achievements for that particular site . Currently he is studying civil engineering in the main university of Baku the capital of Azerbaijan . He born on 1992 in Tehran , Iran but moved to Azerbaijan when he was thirteen . He joined Kabir News team from 2010 and base on his offer group decided to start this online edition in 2012 . Phone number: +994124970063 , Email address: Amir (at)

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