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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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Victory The Players: Brazil - Cpl. Luis Fernandez
(1981)
(1983)
Os Trombadinhas Producer
(1980)

Filmography

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 2016 Pele: Birth of a Legend
Man Sitting in Hotel Lobby
 2001 The Clone (TV Series)
Pelé
- Episode #1.50 ... Pelé
 1986 Hotshot
Santos
 1985 Pedro Mico
 1983 A Minor Miracle
Pelé
 1981 Victory
The Players: Brazil - Cpl. Luis Fernandez
 1972 A Marcha
Chico Bondade
 1971 O Barão Otelo no Barato dos Bilhões
Dr. Arantes / Self (as Edson Arantes do Nascimento)
 1969 Os Estranhos (TV Series)
Plínio Pompeu
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Recorded a album, together with Sergio Mendes See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 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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Personal Quote:

People talk about the best being Pele or Diego Maradona [Diego Armando Maradona], but for me the best was Alfredo Di Stéfano. Maradona was a great player, but he could not kick with his right foot and did not score goals with his head. The only time he scored an important goal with his head, it turned out he had used his hand. See more »

Trivia:

Youngest two-time FIFA World Cup winner: in 1962 - Brazil (21 years). See more »

Trademark:

The bicycle kick: throwing himself on his back while kicking a soccer ball back over his head. See more »

Nickname:

The King Pelé See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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