Brazil legend Pele has sent a message to Manchester United star, Antony, following the country’s World Cup exit.
Brazil, tipped as one of the World Cup’s favourites, crashed out of the competition at the quarter-final stage on Friday.
Croatia had the upper hand during a penalty shoot-out that ended 4-2 in favour of the Luka Modric-led Europeans.
Antony had regretted Brazil’s exit from the tournament, expressing sadness over the premature exit but promised that the Selecao would come back even stronger.
Pele reminded the 22-year-old his story is “just beginning.”
“You are part of the upcoming generation,” Pele’s account wrote. “Don’t give up and stay strong. The story is just beginning.”