Pele

Age, Height, Weight etc:

Who is it?: SOCCER PLAYER
Occupation: Actor
Real Name / Birth name: Born Edson Arantes
Nick Name: Pele
Age / How old?: October 23, 1940
Birth Sign:Scorpio
From: (Place of Birth): Tres Coracoes, Brazil
Religion:UNKNOWN
Nationality: Brazil
Race / Ethnicity:Black
Pele Education:Pele attended a high school in Brazil where he got his nickname. Then he studied at Metropolitan University of Santos (1970-1974).

Measurements, Body:

Body Measurements: UNKNOWN
Build:Average
Height / How tall?:173 cm
Weight:67 kg
Dress Size:UNKNOWN
Shoe Size:UNKNOWN
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color:Dark Brown

Pele

Bio:

A retired bit still famous classic Brazil football player Pele was born on 23 October 1940 under the name Edson Arantes do Nascimento. He is known as the greatest footballer of all the time. He played for clubs Santos and New York Cosmos. He also made a successful career as a part of Brazilian national Football Team. He retired in 1977, but he is still a football ambassador all over the world and is appreciated in Brazil. He won three World Cups, two World Club Championships and nine Sao Paulo State Championships.
Pele is a member of Soccer Players.

Pele photos:


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Family, Mom, Dad, Wife & Husbands, kids

Father: His father is a football player, too. His name is Dondinho (his birthname is João Ramos do Nascimento). His father taught him to play football and made him love it.

Mother: His mother’s name is Celeste Arantes.

Siblings: Pele is the elder of two siblings in his family. His younger brother’s name is Zeca Nascimento.

Wives and kids: Pele was married and not once. On 21 February 1966, Pelé married Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi. They had two daughters and one son: Kelly Cristina, Jennifer and Edson. The couple divorced in 1982. In 1994-2008 he was married to Assíria Lemos Seixas. They have twins Joshua and Celeste. His current wife’s name is Marcia Aoki. He also has children from different affairs – Sandra Machado and Flavia Kurtz.

Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Relationship

Sexual orientation: straight, but according to his words, his first sexual experience was homosexual.

He was rumored to have some affairs with his housemaid. He also was in relationship with a model named Xuxa in 1981-1986.

Pele Money, Net Worth

During his successful career, he earned a net worth of $ 100 million.

Houses & Cars

Pele owns a beautiful mansion in Guarujá, Brazil, where he lives with his wife.

His car collection is a secret for public by now.

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Misc Questions

What are his relation to his children?

He tries to stay in touch with them. However, one of his daughters, Sandra Marchado, wasn’t recognized by him even after the DNA-test. She fought for this recognition for years until she died in 2006.

What does he do for charity?

Pele has helped raise millions of pounds for charitable causes such as Great Ormond Street and Harlem Street Soccer.

What political connections does he have?

Despite being respected by all the people in the world, he also was a Minister of sports in Brazil (1995-1998).

How did he start to play football?

Pele’s first football team was formed with a bunch of friends from his neighborhood, and they called themselves “The Shoeless ones”. At 15, he began to play for Santos FC, where he shown his skills and made records and so his career started.

Interesting and Fun Facts:

  • He was named “The King Of Football”.
  • There are post stamps with his pictures.
  • There is a stadium in Maceio, named after Pele.
  • He scored 1289 goals in 1363 games.
  • He is still a part of the FIFA Top 100 List.
  • Pele and Maradona are in strained relationship.
  • While being a teenager, he was working in teashops as a servant.
  • Pele has worked as a UNICEF Goodwill ambassador and as a United Nations ambassador, he also protects the environment and fights against corruption in Brazil.