CAFU despatched Twitter into meltdown with image of himself alongside soccer legends, paying homage to Ellen DeGeneres’ well-known “Oscar selfie” from 2014.
The 2-time World Cup-winner was in Moscow for the World Cup draw, alongside different greats of the sport.
And he appeared essentially the most delighted man within the Kremlin as he smiled all through what many thought of a tedious occasion — and posted a number of enthusiastic footage within the construct up.
Beforehand, he tweeted an image of some footballing royalty who had been readily available to assist map out the 32 teams, alongside the caption: “Backstage.”
There have been a staggering 11 World Cup-winner’s medals among the many group — with three Brazilians.
Full with a beaming smile, Cafu was within the center with, from left to proper, Jay-Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Ronaldo, Gordon Banks, Laurent Blanc, Peter Schmeichel, Lothar Matthaus, Fabio Cannavaro and Miroslav Klose.
The legends had been huddled round Brazil icon Pele.
Cafu is the one man to play in three World Cup finals in a row, successful in 1994 and 2002 — as captain — however shedding out to France within the 1998 showpiece.
Ronaldo was in the identical Brazil aspect for the 1998 and 2002 tournaments, successful the Golden Boot within the latter.
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Banks, after all, gained his medal in 1966, whereas Blanc was on the successful aspect in 1998, regardless of being suspended for the ultimate.
Matthaus in 1990 and Cannavaro in 2006 each captained West Germany and Italy to respective World Cup glories, earlier than going onto declare the Ballon d’Or that very same yr.
And Klose grew to become the match’s report aim scorer as he helped Germany triumph in 2014.
Nevertheless, the undisputed king was Pele, who gained it on a 3 events.
Argentina hero Diego Maradona, who single-handedly led them to success in 1986, was additionally current, although not within the image.