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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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Known For

A Minor Miracle
(1983)
Pelé: Birth of a Legend
Pelé: Birth of a Legend Man Sitting in Hotel Lobby
(2016)
Victory
Victory Cpl. Luis Fernandez - Allied Soccer Player - The Players: Brazil
(1981)

Filmography

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 2016 Pelé: Birth of a Legend
Man Sitting in Hotel Lobby
 1987 Hotshot
Santos
 1985 Pedro Mico
 1983 A Minor Miracle
Pelé
 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 Puma. 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:

They don't love the game, they don't love the team" - on players who bring football into disrepute See more »

Trivia:

Pelé had a variety of public nick names during and after his professional playing days. His most frequently cited nick name, both inside and outside of Brazil, was "The Black Pearl," but he was also referred to as "The King of Football" (O Rei do Futebol), "The King Pelé" (O Rei Pelé), or simply "The King" (O Rei). See more »

Nickname:

The King Pelé See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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