To mark his special day, ESPN Brasil and Getty Images prepared a selection of 12 historical photos of "O Rei" ("The King").
New York Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso is close to completing a deal to buy Serie A club Fiorentina for around $150m, according to ESPN FC sources.
The U.S. Soccer Federation has announced that New York Cosmos B, Jacksonville Armada FC and Miami FC 2 can take part in the U.S. Open Cup.
New York Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso hit out at U.S. Soccer, its relationship with SUM, North Carolina FC owner Steve Malik, and the USL.
The San Francisco Deltas have clinched the North American Soccer League title, defeating the New York Cosmos 2-0 at Kezar Stadium on Sunday night.
The North American Soccer League has filed its latest response in its ongoing antitrust lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation.
Brazil legend Pele has revealed he received offers from Europe, Japan and Mexico following his 1977 retirement with the New York Cosmos.
Emmanuel Ledesma's debut goal for New York Cosmos has been voted the club's goal of the month for April.
Former Serie A striker Amauri has changed NASL teams, leaving the Fort Lauderdale Strikers for the New York Cosmos.
Former Belgium striker Francois "Swat" Van der Elst died on Wednesday. He was 62.
Rocco Commisso, the chief executive of Mediacom and a former soccer player at Columbia, has purchased majority ownership of the NASL's New York Cosmos
Former Paraguay striker Roberto Cabanas died on Monday in Asuncion. He was 55.
Bill Peterson is out as president of the troubled North American Soccer League, which is cutting from 12 teams to eight.
Don Garber says MLS will not have a third team in New York, meaning if the Cosmos were to ever join, it'd be at the expense of the Red Bulls or NYCFC.
The NASL's Board of Governors completed two days of crisis meetings on Wednesday, but there appeared to be no resolution as to the league's future.
The future of the North American Soccer League appeared to be in peril on Tuesday, as club owners and potential investors met for crisis talks.
The New York Cosmos claimed the NASL championship for the second straight season by beating the Indy Eleven 4-2 on penalties after a goalless game.
Former Brazil captain Carlos Alberto passed away Tuesday at age 72. 'Capita's' stunning goal in the final clinched the 1970 World Cup for Brazil.
Szetela's big moment came just after the final whistle when, with a little help from the crowd, the 29-year-old got down on one knee.
The Houston Dynamo eased to a win vs. Sporting KC, while the New England Revolution rallied to beat the New York Cosmos in the U.S. Open Cup.
Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Niko Kranjcar has signed for Rangers, the Ibrox club have announced.
"With the Puerto Rican Day Parade being an iconic institution... we are excited for the team to participate," Anthony said.
Pele will sell his three World Cup winner's medals as part of a large auction of his memorabilia from his storied life in June.
The New York Cosmos have reached out to Francesco Totti in hopes of bringing the Roma legend to the U.S., coach Giovanni Savarese confirmed Wednesday.
Brazil legend Pele is suing Samsung for $30 million over a lookalike the company used in an advertisement in the New York Times.