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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

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

Filmography

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 2016 Pelé: 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 / Himself (as Edson Arantes do Nascimento)
 1969 Os Estranhos (TV Series)
Plínio Pompeu
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Other Works:

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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:

For many people, their memory of Gordon Banks is defined by the save he made against me in 1970. I understand why. The save was one of the best I have ever seen - in real life and in all the thousands of games I have watched since. When you are a footballer, you know straight away how well you have hit the ball. I hit that header exactly as I had hoped. Exactly where I wanted it to go. And I was ... See more »

Trivia:

In June 2006, Pelé appeared at the opening of the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals, alongside supermodel Claudia Schiffer. See more »

Nickname:

The King Pelé See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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