Pele Net Worth

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pele net worth

Pele Net Worth : $5 million

Pele is a Brazilian football player. Pele Net Worth is $5 million.

Quick Points About Pele 

Full NameEdson Arantes do Nascimento
ProfessionFootballer, actor
Height1.73 m
Born On23 October 1940
Born InTrês Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Marital statusMarraige-hattrick
AchievementsFIFA World Cup ('58, '62, '70), Roca Cup ('57, '63)

Born as Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pele is usually regarded as the greatest football player and athlete of all time. In 1999, Ballon d’Or winners, when asked by France Football to choose the Football Player of the Century, chose Pele. Also in the same year, International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) voted him as the World Player of the Century and Time magazine included his in the names of 100 most influential people of the 20th century. With 541 league goals, he is regarded as the best league goal scorer in the world.

For most number of career goals in football( 1281 goals in 1363 games, including unofficial friendlies and the tours) he was named in the Guinness World Records. He was recorded as the best-paid athlete in the world. In 1961, the then president of Brazil, Jânio Quadros, declared Pele as a national treasure. Also known as “The Black Pearl”, “The King of Football”, “The King Pelé” or simply “The King”, Pele is remembered for his dribbling and skillful style.

Pele won three World Cups for Brazil in 1958, 1962 and in 1972. Rated as the best player of the world, the 1962 World Cup had its own expectations from Pele and Pele assisted the first goal and scored the second for the country after running through four defenders and led Brazil to 2-0. This match took place in Chile against Mexico. He was out for the rest of the tournament after he injured himself while attempting a long range shot against Czechoslovakia. Brazil finally made their way to the finals without Pele and defeated Czechoslovakia in the final match that took place in Santiago-the capital of Chile.

Being appointed as the UN ambassador for ecology and environment in 1992 is regarded as the most renowned part of the footballer’s post-football life. In 1995 he posed with Brazil’s Gold Medal for outstanding services to the sport. Pele net worth isn’t small compared to other footballers ? What do you say ?

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