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

Ollie Irish

21st, May 2007

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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.

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4 Comments

  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.