On This Day - Jan 5 2000: Pele is voted the best player of the 20th century

Brazil's star Pele being hoisted on shoulders of his team-mates after Brazil won the ninth World Cup final against Italy 4-1 in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca Mexico on June 21 1970
ON THIS DAY 1971: Former world heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston was found dead in a Las Vegas apartment. 1971: Australia and England met in the first one-day cricket international in M[...]

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