Real Madrid midfielder Rodrygo Goes was proud to be granted the No10 Brazil shirt.
Rodrygo becoming the first Brazil international to wear the No10 since Pele's passing, and the significance was of vital importance for the 22-year-old.
“We (the Brazil team) are aware that we are known today, thanks to him," said Rodrygo.
“It's an honour to follow that line of Pele and Neymar."
Rodrgyo also revealed he spoke to Pele, before leaving Santos to join Real Madrid in 2019.
“I went to his house before going to Real Madrid, and we had a very good talk. I already admired him before I met him, and after that conversation, I admired him even more."
Brazil lost 2-1 to Morocco on Saturday.