Today in Sports History: August 28

By Jonah Sharf On August 28, 1977, Brazilian soccer legend Pelรฉ played in the final non-exhibition match of his career, the North American Soccer League championship, where his New York Cosmos defeated the Seattle Sounders 2-1. Pelรฉ is widely considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest soccer player of all time….

Today in Sports History: August 3

By Jonah Sharf On August 3, 2017 Brazilian soccer legend Neymar transferred from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain for โ‚ฌ222 million (~$260 million), which set a record for the most expensive transfer ever. The move surprised many after rumors of a Neymar-to-PSG transfer a year earlier were quelled when he changed his mind on transferring to…