Sao Paulo: Pele was glued to the radio as heavy traffic in Sao Paulo meant the Brazil legend missed the first half of his country’s goalless draw Tuesday with Mexico. “I suffered a lot — I listened to the first half in the car. There was so much traffic, the car just wasn’t moving,” said Pele, 73, who was driving from Santos to Sao Paulo, a megacity of 20 million. “It was the second time I heard a Brazil World Cup match on the radio … in 1950 and today,” Pele told Globo television after the game in Fortaleza. He insisted that ‘the team did not play badly, they just didn’t win.”

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