Photos: Pele at Anfield

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Brazilian football legend and Subway global ambassador Pelé recently took in his first match at Anfield to witness the clash between Liverpool FC and Manchester United FC.

Subway Global Ambassador and greatest footballer of all time Pelé (right) meets with fellow Brazilian footballers and current Liverpool FC stars Lucas Leiva (center) and Philippe Coutinho (left) prior to the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match in Liverpool, UK, Sunday, March 22. Subway is the official training food partner of Liverpool FC. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

Subway Global Ambassador and greatest footballer of all time Pelé (right) meets with fellow Brazilian footballers and current Liverpool FC stars Lucas Leiva (center) and Philippe Coutinho (left) prior to the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match in Liverpool, UK, Sunday, March 22. Subway is the official training food partner of Liverpool FC. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

During halftime, the Reds presented the 3-time World Cup winner with a commemorative plaque honoring his contribution to the game.

Liverpool FC legend Kenny Dalglish (left) and Subway Global Ambassador and Player of the Century Pelé (right) share a smile prior to the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match in Liverpool, UK, Sunday, March 22, where Pelé was honored during a halftime ceremony. Subway is the official training food partner of Liverpool FC. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

Liverpool FC legend Kenny Dalglish (left) and Subway Global Ambassador and Player of the Century Pelé (right) share a smile prior to the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match in Liverpool, UK, Sunday, March 22, where Pelé was honored during a halftime ceremony. Subway is the official training food partner of Liverpool FC. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

Subway Global Ambassador and global sports icon Pelé reacts to a standing ovation during a halftime ceremony at the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match, Sunday, March 22, in Liverpool, UK. Pelé's visit marked the first time he watched a match at Anfield. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

Subway Global Ambassador and global sports icon Pelé reacts to a standing ovation during a halftime ceremony at the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match, Sunday, March 22, in Liverpool, UK. Pelé’s visit marked the first time he watched a match at Anfield. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

SUBWAY Global Ambassador and greatest footballer of all time Pelé (center) receives a commemorative plaque from Liverpool FC CEO Ian Ayre (left) and Liverpool FC legend Kenny Dalglish as part of his visit to Anfield during the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match in Liverpool, UK, Sunday, March 22. SUBWAY is the official training food partner of Liverpool FC. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

SUBWAY Global Ambassador and greatest footballer of all time Pelé (center) receives a commemorative plaque from Liverpool FC CEO Ian Ayre (left) and Liverpool FC legend Kenny Dalglish as part of his visit to Anfield during the Liverpool FC v. Manchester United match in Liverpool, UK, Sunday, March 22. SUBWAY is the official training food partner of Liverpool FC. (Photo by Anthony McArdle for SUBWAY Restaurants/Liverpool FC)

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