Full name: Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Date of Birth: 23 October 1940
Place of birth: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Playing position: Forward
Number: 10 ( Pele Brazilian football player)
Edson Arantes do Nascimento Pele Brazilian football player born in 23rd October 1940 known as the famous footballer Pelé. He is an ex-Brazilian specialized football player who played as a forwarder. He is widely known and commented as the greatest football player of all time. Brazilian Pelé also has been known for concerning the phrase “The Beautiful Game” with worldwide famous and popular game football. In the year 1999, he had been voted by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) as World Player of the Century. In that year, France Football asked their former Ballon d’Or victor to select the Football Player of the Century; they selected the footballer Pelé. In the year 1999, Pelé Brazilian football player was elected Athlete of the Century by the IOC. In that year also, Time magazine named him in their list of 100 most influential people of the 20th century. In the year 2013, he received the FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur in gratitude of his whole career and achievements as a international icon of the game football.
Pele Brazilian Football Player
IFFHS says that, Brazilian Pelé is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, scoring 1281 goals in 1363 matches. There included unofficial friendliest and different tour games. He was selected in the Guinness World Records for huge career goals scored in international football for this reason. During his playing seosons Pelé was the highest-paid athlete in the world. In Brazil, he is sleeted as a national hero for his activities in football career and for his open support of strategy that improve the social conditions of the poor people. In the year 1961, Brazilian President Jânio Quadros had declared Pele as a national treasure. During his career seasons, he became recognized as “The Black Pearl” , “The King of Football” , “The King Pelé” or simply “The King”