Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Debate Topic, Part Eleven

Topic
For as long as I can remember Brazil’s 1970 World cup winning squad has always been proclaimed as the best ever team. As the years passed I have tended to view the 1958 squad as a better squad.
World Soccer’s Eric Batty analyzed this very question in 1970.
After reading the attached article, what is your view on the matter?


Article comparing the 1958 and 1970 Brazil squads

(Magazine / Language : World Soccer, November 1970 / English By Eric Batty)



Photo From : World Soccer, May 1992
(Brazil squad, Top, left to right : Vicente Feola (manager), Djalma Santos, Zito, Bellini, Nilton santos, Orlando, Gilmar , Bottom, Left to right : Garrincha, Didi, Pele, Vava, Zagallo, Americo (trainer)  , June 29,1 958, World cup, Sweden 2-Brazil 5)


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Brazil squad, Top, left to right: Carlos Alberto, Brito, Gerson, Piazza, Everaldo, Tostao, Clodoaldo, Rivellino, Pele, Jairzinho  June 21, 1970, World Cup, Brazil 4-Italy 1)

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