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Watch: When Wayne Gretzky beat Pele, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Bjorn Borg in 100M race Pro Teachs


In an old video that has resurfaced on social media Canadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky can be seen beating Pelé, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Björn Borg in an a 100m race.

While the quartet of Gretzky, Pele , Leonard and Borg are from different sports, they all gave each other a healthy competition in the race.

In the viral video a hard-fought battle can be seen where all of them gave their bests showing grit, determination, speed and stamina.

However, according to reports, when the video was shot, Gretzky was quite younger than Pele (by almost 30 years old).

After the race, Pele was seen congratulating Gretzky in a heartwarming gesture.

In 2020, a one of a kind trophy created for Brazilian World Cup soccer legend Pele and a jersey worn by Canadian ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky as a rookie in 1979 were among items celebrating 100 years of sporting history in an auction titled ‘Century of Champions’.

The “Century of Champions” auction covers artifacts from the worlds of baseball, tennis, basketball, boxing and more, including rare collectors cards and clothing.




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