Pelé (Edson Arantes do Nascimento) is a retired Brazilian football player. He played as a forward and as an attacking midfielder for Santos, New York Cosmos and the national team of Brazil.
During his career, he scored 1281 goals in 1363 games and he was listed in the Guinness World Records for most career goals scored in football.
He won 3 FIFA World Cups with Brazil, as well as many Best Player Awards.
He is widely regarded as the best footballer of all time and he became a pop culture icon. He has been named "Athlete of the Century" by the International Olympic Committee and many sport magazines around the world.
He was appointed a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1995.
His Personal Life
He has been married 3 times and he has 6 children. He was also in a 5-year relationship during the 1980's with TV presenter Xuxa.
Pelé photo gallery
F.A.Q. about Pelé
When is his birthday?
Pelé's birthday is on October 23, 1940.
In how many days is his birthday?
Pelé's birthday is in 24 days
How old is he?
He is 81 years old.
Where is Pelé from?
He was born in Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
What is Pelé's height?
He is 5′ 8″ (1.73m) tall.