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Pele warns money is a 'danger'

March 7, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Brazil legend Pele has warned that soaring players' salaries and powerful agents who squeeze clubs for higher fees represent ''a danger'' for the future of the game.

The three-time World Cup winner, speaking at a New York Cosmos promotional event in Hong Kong, bemoaned the number of players pocketing big salaries only to "disappear" after a short career.

"Players should never forget to play for the love of the game. Players love whoever pays a little bit more, that's the danger ...

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