Former Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh insists Brazil legend, Pele, remains the greatest to ever play football, ahead of Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi who has won the second most trophies in the history of football completed his cabinet with the FIFA World Cup title on Sunday, to spark another round of the GOAT debate.
Asked to name the greatest football player ever, Oliseh explained why he considered Pele greater than Maradona, Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
“This is who everybody is getting inspiration from to excel in their football careers. His name is Pele.
“He is the greatest player of all time, G.O.A.T. You cannot win three world cups, and anybody will want to compete with you.
“I know people, especially the young ones, will not be happy with my choice, but those of us who are elderly can identify with him,” He said.
Oliseh worked as member of FIFA Technical Expert for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. In company of Arsene Wenger, Jurgen Klinsmann and 3 others.
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