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Simply he was, and for many people still is, the greatest football player of the world. Not a single thing was impossible for him: he won three World Cup with his National Team of Brazil (Sweden 1958, Chile 1962, Mexico 1970). He scored more than 1.200 goals during his long career (more than 1.300 official matches). He also won many national ... See full bio »
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 1987 Hotshot
 1985 Pedro Mico
 1983 A Minor Miracle
 1981 Escape to Victory
Cpl. Luis Fernandez - Allied Soccer Player - The Players: Brazil
 1972 A Marcha
Chico Bondade
 1971 O Barão Otelo no Barato dos Bilhões
Dr. Arantes / Himself (as Edson Arantes do Nascimento)
 1969 Os Estranhos (TV Series)
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TV Commercial for American Express (c. 1970s) See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pele | Edson Arantes dos Nascimento - Pelé | Edson Arantes do Nascimento


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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I am constantly being asked about individuals. The only way to win is as a team. Football is not about one or two or three star players. See more »


Pelé is by most people recognized as the world's greatest footballer ever and was named "Footballer of the Century" in 2000. He combined skill with great flair and understanding of the game, and he was invaluable to Brazil's national team. See more »


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