PHOTO: Arsenal's Joel Campbell takes selfie with World's greatest footballer... sort of

Pele With Sepp Blatter

Joel Campbell is still in Brazil with Costa Rica and using Pele as his inspiration.

While England's stars have long returned home, the sole remaining Arsenal representative from World Cup Group D is carrying on strong.

Costa Rican prospect Joel Campbell has been part of the World Cup's biggest surprise team, and is into the quarter-finals after his nation beat Greece in a penalty shoot-out in the last 16.

He has been enjoying a little down time with the rest of the squad ahead of their encounter with Holland, but it has not been spent sitting back on a beach.

Instead Campbell visited the Pele Museum in Santos, Brazil, learning all about the player considered the greatest ever to play the game, and star of the 1958 and 1970 World Cup.

While no substitute for meeting the striker himself, Campbell took a selfie next to a sculpture of Pele, to remember his visit.

His visit to Santos was also marked with the Brazilian club creating a personalised shirt for him, as he displayed on his Twitter page, although Arsenal fans should not necessarily worry about him joining the South American club.

Arsene Wenger has stated he wants Campbell back at Arsenal, although the longer he continues in Brazil, the further down the line his pre-season return gets pushed back.

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