South American Way: Santos – the club that started the legend

“I compare the Santos 62 team with the national team of Brazil in 70. These are the two best football teams I have ever seen.” That was the view of Benfica and Portugal’s Antonio Simoes, who witnessed, first-hand, the power of the Sao Paolo-based team that was arguably the best in the world between 1962 and 1963. Santos gave us Pele. They have given us Neymar, who may or may not go on to become a true great. They were ambassadors for the Brazilian game and they also laid the foundation for the Brazil 1970 team that has been the … Continue reading South American Way: Santos – the club that started the legend