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Pelé (I)


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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Filmography

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 2016 Pelé: Birth of a Legend
Man Sitting in Hotel Lobby
 1987 Hotshot
Santos
 1985 Pedro Mico
 1981 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)
Plínio Pompeu
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Sierra Mist soda. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Since his retirement from active professional football play, one of his most notable roles has been as an ambassador for the United Nations. Beginning in 1992, Pelé has served as a UN ambassador for ecology and the environment. He was later appointed a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Goodwill Ambassador. See more »

Nickname:

The King Pelé See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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