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Pope Francis to Ronaldinho: Who is better Pele or Maradona?

(ONLY VIDEO) Pope Francis met with the legendary Brazilian soccer player Ronaldinho at the Vatican to launch the inter-religious "match for peace.â? It was during the last World Congress in Rome for the Scholas Occurrentes educational network. The match will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on May 29th.  During the meeting, the Pope Francis put Ronaldinho on the spot by asking him who he thought was the best player of all time; the Argentine Maradona or Pele. "Who was a better soccer player? Pele or Maradona?â? "Let's just leave them guessing and in suspense.â? JRB/YA CTV - -PR up:IPC #Pope Francis