Rome: Football legend Pele has said he likes Real Madrid more than Atletico Madrid because Real has a “more artistic” playing style. The two Spanish football clubs play Champions League final on Saturday in Milan, Italy.
In an interview with Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, Pele said yesterday that he likes Real Madrid more than Atletico, since they have a “more artistic, more open and less defensive” playing style, reports Efe.
Though the three-time FIFA World Cup winner praised Real, he said that if he had returned to playing, he would have joined Barcelona. Pele also acknowledged that Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as the world’s best footballer, ahead of Brazilian Neymar and Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo.