Biography of Pele – (King of Football) – Footballnows.com
Pele was a famous Brazilian footballer, he was born in trust coracles minas uri Brazil on 23 October. His father’s name was Don dinho and mother’s name was dona celeste torrontés. His father was a soccer player and mother was an actor, he was the first child of his parents struck by poverty he took up various odd jobs as a child to earn extra money, he received his early lessons in soccer from his father and played for various amateur teams in his youth.
He joined at the borat leduc Club juniors under the coaching of Waldemar de Brito, he led the team to three consecutive victories from 1954 to 1956, his coach took him to Santos where he was included in the professional club Santos FC in June 1956.
Pele signed the contract and played his first professional game in September, in the game he scored his first professional goal against Corinthians Santo Andre beginning 1957. He became a regular in the team and soon the top scorer of the league for his remarkable performance, he took a place in the national team of Brazil in July 1957, he played his first international game against Argentina though Brazil lost the match by 2-1. He scored his first international goal in the year 1958 and was a year of accomplishments with 58 goals at the campeonato paulista a top-flight professional football league in Brazil.
Pele made significant contributions in 1958 World Cup with six goals in four matches as aventura a teen boy, he broke a number of records in the 1958 World Cup as for the 1962 World Cup despite much injury, he remained out for most of the tournament in the 1966 World Cup brought much pain for Pele as he was injured due to the persistent fouling by the Bulgarians.
The result was Brazil’s exit from the World Cup after the first round on 21 February 1966, Pele married Rosemary dos rice Colby at the age of 25, they had two daughters and one son, he scored his 1,000th goal against Vasco da Gama from a penalty kick at the Marikana Stadium in 1969. The 1970 World Cup was the last World Cup in which Pele participated.
He played in all the qualifying matches and contributed in 14 of the 19 goals that Brazil struck in the tournament. Brazil won the World Cup and Pele was named player of the tournament for his impressive performance and extensive contribution. Pele’s last international match was against Yugoslavia on July 18 1971 in Rio de Janeiro as for his club years 1974 season was his 19th and last season that he played for Santos before retiring in 1976.
He emerged from the semi-retirement by signing a contract with New York Cosmos, he led the club to the 1977 North American Soccer League championship, in his final season with the club officially his last game was on October 1st 1977, an exhibition match between cosmos and Santos he played the first half for the cosmos and the second half for Santos, his last official goal was a direct free kick against Santos in the first half time.
Cosmos won the match 2-1 from 1981, he was romantically involved with Zuck’s ax whom he hated to become a model, he divorced his wife in 1982, he was appointed as a United Nations ambassador for ecology and the environment in 1992 in April 1994.
Pele married psychologist and gospel singer Assyria lummoxes, they had two children in 1995, he was appointed as UNESCO goodwill ambassador in 2008, the couple divorced; if you are first you are first if you are a second you are nothing said Pele.