Famous football legend Pele from brazil passed away at the age of 82. Pele, known as the king of football, holds the record of being the only player to win the world cup three times. Pele, who impressed even the opposing fans with his great performance, has now left football fans with unspeakable grief. Pele has played 95 matches for brazil and has scored 77 goals.
Born on october 23, 1940, in brazil, Pele is also known as the best sportsman of the century. Pele started playing football for Santos at the age of fifteen. At the age of 16, he gained a place in the brazil national team after attracting a lot of attention at a young age. Following this, at the age of 18, Pele won the trophy for brazil in the 1958 World Cup. With this, Pele became the only footballer to win the world cup at a young age. After this, Pele was the main reason the Brazilian team won the world cup in 1962. After this, Pele also has the honor of being the only player to win two consecutive World Cups.Then Pele played in the 1970 world cup and won the trophy for Brazil. This made him the only footballer to win the world cup three times. This record has not been broken by any player till now. Pele who is known as football king has scored 1279 goals in his football career so far. During his playing career, Pele was the highest-paid athlete. Pele retired from football in 1977 and has been a special ambassador for football ever since.
Many political parties took advantage of Pele's influence and fielded him in the elections. From 1995 to 1998, Pele was Brazil's minister of Sports. Pele was diagnosed with cancer in his old age and underwent surgery for it in 2021. Due to his advanced age, Pele's body did not cooperate with the treatment. Pele, who was admitted to the hospital on november 29, died after a month-long struggle. Pele has been married three times. He has a total of seven children.