The Maracana was graced with legends Zico and Romario playing on the same field for the first time ever on Sunday night.
The coming together of the legends was poignant. Back at France ’98, Zico was part of the Brazil management team that refused to select Romario after the pair had a well-documented falling out. So bad was the rift between the Samba stars, that until the exhibition match the feud was said to have rumbled on for an incredible 11 years.
And then, In front of a packed house to pair hugged out their differences before Zico went on to net a hat-trick and Romario bagged a brace in a match that featured the likes of Jorginho, Djalminha, Zinho and Bebeto alongside a host of current stars including Vagner Love and Adriano.
Highlights of the match can be seen here.