Pelé Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Pelé (Dico, Pele, Edson Arantes do Nascimento)

Last Updated: 30 Dec, 2022 | Views: 329

Age: 82

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Humanitarian, Football player

Famous For: Former Minister of Sports of Brazil

Pelé Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
23 Oct, 1940 (82 Years 02 Months 6 Days)
Birth Country
Brazil
Birth State/Province
Minas Gerais
Birth District
Três Corações
Birth Sign
Libra
Religion
Christianity
Nationalities
Brazilian
Died on
29 Dec, 2022

Pelé Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as as Pelé, was born on October 23rd, 1940. He played forward for a Brazilian professional football team. It was his success and popularity that made him one of the most popular and successful sports figures of the 20th century. In 1999, the International Olympic Committee named Pelé the Athlete of the Century as one of Time's 100 most influential people. According to IFFHS, Pelé was one of two joint winners of FIFA Player of the Century 2000. 

Career:

1956: A 7-1 victory over Corinthians de Santo André marked his debut in the senior team at the age of 15.

1957: A 16-year-old Pelé started the 1957 season in the first team and was given a starting position.

1961: To prevent Pelé from being transferred abroad, the Brazilian government declared him an "official national treasure".

During the 1958: Campeonato Paulista, Pelé won his first major title with Santos.

A 2–1 defeat against Argentina at the Maracan was Pelé's first international match.

1970: It was suspected that Pelé had leftist sympathies, and the Brazilian military dictatorship investigated him.

1994: UNESCO appointed Pelé as a Goodwill Ambassador.

FIFA has often reported Pelé's goalscoring record as 1,281 in 1,363 games

Awards:

1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968: Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

1962, 1963: Copa Libertadores

1958, 1962, 1970: FIFA World Cup

1958: FIFA World Cup Best Young Player

1958: FIFA World Cup Silver Ball

1970: FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (Best Player)
 

Pelé Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 173 cm
In Meters 1.73 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 kg
In Pounds 165 Ibs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black

Pelé Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Dondinho
Mother's Name
Celeste Arantes
Spouse
Rosemeri Dos Reis Cholbi, Assíria Lemos Seixas, Marcia Aoki
Brother(s)
Zeca Nascimento
Sister(s)
Maria Lúcia Nascimento
Son(s)
Edinho, Joshua Nascimento
Daughter(s)
Sandra Regina Arantes Do Nascimento, Celeste Nascimento, Kelly Cristina Nascimento, Flávia Christina Kurtz Nascimento, Jennifer Nascimento

Pelé Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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