How NASA paid tribute to Brazilian legend Pele? Check here
The GOATS of the GOATS, Brazilian legend Pele passed away at the age of 70 in the wee hours of Friday. The three-time World Cup winner (1958,1962 and 1970), Pele scored a record 1281 goals in 1363 games (including non-official ones).
Apart from winning six Brazilian titles – two Copa Libertadores and two Intercontinental Cups with Santos (1962 & 1963) – Pele also won the 1977 NASL title with New York Cosmos, scoring 64 goals in three seasons.
The news of Pele’s demise came as a shocking for the world and tributes started pouring in from all quarters. Meanwhile NASA paid a tribute to the demise of the legend with a lively spiral galaxy in the constellation of the Sculptor that displays Brazil’s flag colors. Check out the NASA tribute.
According to Harvard University, the constellation is located in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere, and was named between 1750 and 1754 at the Cape of Good Hope observatory by astronomer Nicholas Louis de Lacaille.