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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
 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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Other Works:

TV commercials for Mastercard (1994-) and Umbro 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:

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:

Top scorer in a FIFA World Cup Final (joint with Vavá, Geoff Hurst and Zinedine Zidane): 3 goals. See more »

Trademark:

Juggling a soccer ball on his toes, thighs and head, without using his hands. See more »

Nickname:

The King of Football See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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