Here’s How World Cup Legends Are Keeping Busy In Retirement

When athlete’s sports careers end, their lives don’t. Usually retired by 40, even the world’s greatest World Cup stars are forced to find second careers. If not, they’re going to be bored for very, very long time.

Sometimes the greatest of all-time get into coaching or TV analysis. Other times they get away from the game altogether. If you’ve ever wondered what happened to the most legendary World Cup Stars after they left the pitch, we have the answers! You won’t believe how far Miroslav Klose has climbed up the coaching ranks!

Pele Is Still The Face Of Brazilian Football

Photo Credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images
Photo Credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Winning three World Cups isn’t easy, and Pele never took a second of his career for granted. Since retiring from “The Beautiful Game,” he has become a goodwill ambassador for the sport. He is also the Extraordinary Minister for Sport in Brazil.

One of Pele’s main goals since retiring has been to fight the corporatisation of football worldwide. As the man who coined the term “The Beautiful Game,” there is nothing more important to him than enjoying dance that is football. It’s hard to blame him; when played to perfection the sport is genuinely must-see TV!