Romario scores his 1,000th goal (well he thinks so)

Ollie Irish

21st, May 2007


Brazilian legend (in the world of partying if not football) Romario has bagged his 1,000th goal, or so he claims. While he had a jubilant 15-minute celebration to mark the occasion, the feat was a little tainted by the fact that the veteran striker use the Pele method of goal-tallying. Under this technique, pre-season goals, youth team goals and thunderous strikes against a hapless nephew in the back garden all count towards your total. Here is the momentous occasion, which came courtesy of a penalty.

Posted in Transfers & Rumours

Share this article: Email


  1. andrew says:

    dubious, to say the least.

  2. Anonymous says:

    but f.e. pele scored many goals playing for brazilian army against other soldiers and so on

  3. joe says:

    Self indulgent to the point of rediculous. Certainly a great striker but this is a false milestone.
    BTW didn’t Pele get well over 1000?

  4. Mat T says:

    You guys are hilarious! Why would you take that away from him? He has been absolutely amazing in the past decade or so. He deserves it. Well done lad.