Pelé: Birth of a Legend.
|Pelé: Birth of a Legend.|
|Box office||$2.3 million|
What was the legendary Pele known as?
Born on October, 23, 1940 in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Edson Arantes do Nascimento would become more commonly known around the world as Pelé. His father, João Ramos do Nascimento, played professional soccer himself, but his career never brought him much in the way of money.
Who is better Messi or Pele?
Recently, Messi surpassed the goal tally of Brazilian legend Pele during PSG vs Club Brugge in a Champions League match. Messi, at 34, is one of the greats of the game but still is a lot behind the highest goal-scorer in the world.
Why Pele is called King?
In his native Brazil, Pelé is hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments and contribution to the game, in addition to being officially declared a national treasure by the Brazilian government. During his career, he became known as “The King of Football” (O Rei do Futebol) or simply “The King Pelé” (O Rei Pelé).