15 November 2004

Pelé and Beckenbauer unite for SOS Children's Villages

15/11/2004 - Football legends Pelé and Franz Beckenbauer came together to show their support for SOS Children's Villages for the first time, when they kicked-off a friendly children's match over the weekend. This event in Leipzig formed part of the "6 villages for 2006" charity campaign, which was launched by world football's governing body FIFA and SOS Children's Villages.

Portrait with two of the world's greatest ever players - Photo: M. Gilliar


Brazil's 'King of Football' Pelé in Leipzig - Photo: M. Gilliar

Franz Beckenbauer gives the official start to the match - Photo: M. Gilliar