Although we mentioned in Colgados for football Pele's career and some of the best goals in World Cup history, It's a good time to remember what is considered the best goal in football history: the goal Plate. It happened at the stadium where everything is magnificent possibly, Maracana, and the player that enlarges everything: King Skin. Was a 5 March 1961 in Santos-Fluminense who never will forget.
In the minute 40 meeting, Ronaldinho author 1262 goals in his career caught the ball in his own area pass before Dalmao. Not idle she started a race to infinity, or rather towards the opposing goal. 90 meter race or sprint speed under employed. 90 meters in which raffled seven rivals Flu.
He dodged first Valdo and Edmilson, deceived shortly after Clovia, dribló of Altair, Pinheiro dribbled and a desperate Jair Marino could not catch him, to finish topping the goal the goalkeeper out Castilho.
Amazed, The audience was silent for a few moments until moments later the 200.000 ripped spectators cheering for two minutes. Well deserved standing ovation for much that had magic: power, speed, force, technique, art, coldness, all served to describe it is possibly much more beautiful than ever seen on a field.
Yes, Maradona then scored a goal (plate including) the great English, Ronaldo to Compostela somewhat otherworldly, but none came running all over the field, raffling both hurdle. So it was, rendered the press gave the covers next day, throughout the country there was no talk about something else. Even, time after, He was commemorated both with a plaque in his honor.
Modesto, Pele said it was not his best goal, it was in a match against Juventus Portoalegre. It is not known, Unfortunately, none of them have images that recall those moments despite recording five operators they reported having it engraved (The meeting was recorded but the time was cut out of the goal).