Pele biography, height, age, girlfriends, wife, and more

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Pele biography

There is no man who does not know the greatest football player Pele’s name in the world. Full name Edson Arantes do Nascimento but commonly known as Pele. He is a Brazilian professional former and retired football player. He played as a forward for the Brazil national football team and the Brazilian professional football/soccer club Santos FC. In addition, he played for the American professional football/soccer club New York Cosmos for two years. The Brazilian greatest football player Pele is the only player who won the FIFA World Cup three times. He is the youngest goalscorer in FIFA World Cup and as the youngest footballer who scored a hattrick in the FIFA World Cup. In addition, he has more worldwide records. You can know that in the below of this content.

Childhood/Early Life and Family Background

This football legend was born into a poor family on 23 October 1940 in Tres Coracoes, Minas Gerais, Brazil. His father’s name is Joao Ramos do Nascimento and his mother’s name is Celeste Arantes. His father was a Fluminense footballer. For his poverty life, Pele worked in a tea stall as a servant. He is the eldest son of his parents Joao Ramos and Celeste Arantes. He has two siblings, one his a brother and one is a sister. His brother’s name is Zeca Nascimento and sister Maria Lucia Nascimento. His original nickname was Deco by his family. During his school days, he received the nickname Pele.

Professional Career debut

The all time greatest footballer Pele made his professional debut for the Brazilian professional football club Santos FC on 7 September 1956 against Corinthians Santo Andre when he was 15 years old. In that match, he scored his first goal in his professional career and his team won by 7-1 goals. He scored 496 goals in 504 appearances which made him all time leading goalscorer for Santos FC. He also played for New York Cosmos for two years. During this time he scored 37 goals in 64 appearances.

International Career debut

The football king Pele made his international debut for the Brazil national football team on 7 July 1957 at the age of 16 years nine months against the ever-rival football team Argentina. In that match, Brazil won by 2-1 and he scored his first international goal and he became the youngest goalscorer of all time for the Brazil football team. He played from 1957 to 1971 for his team. During this time he played 92 matches and scored 77 goals, and built the record of all-time leading goalscorer for the Brazil national football team. During his international career, he won 1958, 1962, and 1970 World Cup.

Pele biography family, girlfriends, children, religion, and more

Full NameEdson Arantes do Nascimento
Celebrated namePele
NicknamePele, Deco, The Black Pearl
Birth Date23 October 1940
Birth PlaceTres Coracoes, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Age in 202080 Years
FatherJoao Ramos do Nascimento
MotherCeleste Arantes
Sister Maria Lucia Nascimento
BrotherZeca Nascimento
SchoolNot Known
College / UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
Zodiac SignLibra
Mailing AddressNot Known
Phone NumberNot Known
Height173 cm
1.73 m
Weight75 kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
OccupationProfessional footballer (Retired), Humanitarian
Playing PositionForward
Current ClubRetired
Current TeamRetired
Jersey Number#10/ Brazil football team
#10/ Santos FC
Professional DebutOn 7 September 1956 against Corinthians Santo Andre
International DebutOn 7 July 1957 against Argentina
Sex OrientationStraight
Girlfriends / AffairsRosemeri Dos Reis Cholbi (1958-1966)
Anizia Machado (1963-1964)
Flavia Cavalcanti Rebelo
Lenita Kurtz (1968)
Xuxa (1981-1986)
Marital StatusMarried
Wife /SpouseRosemeri Dos Reis Cholbi (1966-1982)
Assiria Lemos Seixas (1994-2008)
ChildrenEdinho (Son) (Footballer)
Joshua (Son)
Sandra Machado (Daughter)
Kelly Cristina (Daughter)
Flavia Kurtz (Daughter)
Celeste (Daughter)
Net Worth$100 million
Best FriendsNot known
HobbiesWatching TV
Drinking AlcoholNo
Social MediaTwitter, Instagram, Facebook

Pele Favorite things

Favorite FoodsRice and Beans
Favorite PlaceSantos, Brazil
Favorite SportspersonMuhammad Ali
Favorite TeamBrazil national football team
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite WebsiteTwitter

Pele Personal Records

All-time leading goalscorer for the Brazil national team77 goals
All-time leading goalscorer South American 77 goals
All-time leading goalscorer in Intercontinental7 goals
All-time leading goalscorer for Santos FC643
The all-time leading number of hattricks92
Most career goals1243
Most FIFA World Cup winnerThree titles
Youngest winner of FIFA World Cup17 years and 249 days
Youngest goalscorer in FIFA World Cup17 years and 239 days
Youngest player to play in a FIFA World Cup final17 years and 249 days
Hattrick in a FIFA World Cup as a youngest player17 years and 244days
Most assists in FIFA World Cup10
Most assists in a single FIFA World Cup7
Most assists in FIFA World Cup final3

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