Stay strong – Pele tells Man Utd star
Brazil legend Pele has sent a message to Manchester United star, Antony, following the country’s World Cup exit.
Brazil, tipped as one of the World Cup’s favorites, crashed out of the competition at the quarterfinal stage on Friday.
Croatia had the upper hand during a penalty shootout that ended 4-2 in favor of the Luka Modric-led Europeans.
Antony had regretted Brazil’s exit from the tournament, expressing sadness over the premature exit but promising that the Selecao would come back even stronger.
Pele reminded the 22-year-old that his story is “just beginning.”
“You are part of the upcoming generation,” Pele’s account wrote. “Don’t give up and stay strong. "The story is just beginning.”
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