Pele was a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Brazil National Team and for the Brazilian club Santos. He is regarded as one of the greatest Football players ever in the History of Sports. He is labeled as “The Greatest” by FIFA. He was among the most popular and successful sports figures in the 20th Century. He wore a number 10 shirt.
Pele’s Biography and more!
Edson Arantes do Nascimento usually known as Pele was born on October 23rd, 1940 in the city of Brazil, Tres Coracoes. He started his official senior career in 1957 with Brazilian Club Santos. He played there for 18 years and scored over 618 goals in just 636 appearances. He joined New York Cosmos in 1975 and played his last 2 years with them. He retired at the age of 37. He has scored over 750 goals in his career.
Pele started his international career in 1957. He played 14 years with his National team and become the only player in history to win 3 FIFA World Cups. He has scored over 77 goals in just 92 appearances with his National Team. Pele has won a record 7 Ballon d’Ors most by anyone. He becomes the first player to win 4 consecutive Ballon d’Ors.
Pele was named FIFA Player of the Century in 2000. He was a joint winner with Diego Maradona of this award. Pele has countless awards in his gallery. He is the most important figure in Football history. He is the Greatest Footballer of all time. Pele has scored over 1200 goals in his career including club, international, and friendlies.
October 23rd, 1940
Tres Coracoes, Brazil
Pele’s Height & Weight
Pele has an average height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters but his height never affects his football career. Pele weighs over 73 kg or 161 Pounds.
5 ft 8 inch or 1.73 metres
73 kg or 161 Pounds
Pele’s Net Worth
Pele has a Net Worth of over $120 million. He earns over $14 million per year.
Pele's Net Worth
Net Worth in 2022
Source of Income
Pele has over 8 million followers on Instagram and has over 10 million followers on Facebook.