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Maradona mocks Pele

March 14, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Diego Maradona has mocked Pele after the Brazil legend compared himself to Ludwig van Beethoven and Michelangelo.

Maradona and Pele have a long history of bickering over who is the greatest footballer of all time, and the Brazilian recently told "I was born to play football, just like Beethoven was born to write music and Michelangelo was born to paint."

At a press conference, Al-Wasl coach Maradona responded: "If Pele thinks he's the Beethoven of football ...

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