Pele - Legacy Of The Black Pearl Of Football
In terms of total achievement both on and off the field,
Edson Arantes do Nascimento (
Pele) is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.
Pele started his football career in 1956 with Sandoz club and then played for Brazil a year later.
From 1958 to 1970, Pele played 14 FIFA World Cup matches. Pele remains to be the only player to win 3 trophies in FIFA WC history.
In his 21 years as a professional footballer, Pele scored 1,284 goals in 1,363 games. He is also the youngest player to have a hat-trick in FIFA WC history.
Pele won six trophies in Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A with Santos in 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1968.
Pele was a football player who later became Brazil's sports minister
His autobiography, My Life and the Beautiful Game, was released on 1 May 1977.
In 1981, he participated in Escape to Victory, one of his most remembered films.
A long legacy of being the King of Football was left behind by Pele when he passed away on 29 December 2022.