Pele, the new Netflix documentary, tells the life story of Brazilian footballer Edson Arantes de Nascimento, better known as Pele.
Pele – The documentary explores the extraordinary period in which Pele, the only player to win three World Cup titles, I succeeded From being a young star in 1958 to a national hero, amid a radical and turbulent period in Brazil’s history. Pele arrives on Netflix on February 23.
This documentary captures the extraordinary path Pele built in his life, from an inspiring footballer to a national hero during a tumultuous period in Brazil.
Edson Arantes de Nascimento Known as skin, Is a former Brazilian soccer player who played as a striker and was recognized by many professionals, ex-footballers and international fans as “the best soccer player of all time”, as well as by Santos Football Club, Brasilerao, the Brazilian national team and the World Cup.
During his career, he established the “Jojo Bonito” style in 1958. He won the 1958, 1962 and 1970 World Cups with Brazil, where he won more than once, the youngest at the age of 17, and also participated in four also in 1966 — he scored a goal, and he did so. In a larger number of copies, with a total of 12 goals.
He was “Best Player” in 1970 and “Best Young Player” in 1958. He was runner-up and “Best Player” in the 1959 Copa America.
He made his debut with Santos in 1956, where he played until 1974 and was the “World Champion” in 1962 and 1963, winning the Super Cup of Intercontinental Champions, two in the Intercontinental Cup, and two in the Copa Libertadores. From America, six from Brazil, four from Rio São Paulo, and ten from Paulista.
He is the “historic goalscorer” for these teams and in the international club competition, respectively, with 77191 – 643 officials, the second highest number in the same club and seven goals.
He was in the New York Cosmos in the United States between 1975 and 1977, when he retired, winning the North American Football League and the Atlantic Conference Championships. He scored 1,301 goals according to RSSSF and 775 official goals – the second highest in history, highlighting the Four Hats goal and the scoreboard goal.
Later on, he was an actor and a singer.. Has been appointed cosmopolitan By the United Nations (UN) in 1977, Environment and Environment Ambassador By the United Nations in 1992, Ambassador for Education, Science, Culture and Good Wishes UNESCO in 1994, Minister of Sports Extraordinary By the Government of Brazil between 1994 and 1998, Knight of Honor of the British Empire in 1997 and Sports Ambassador At the World Economic Forum 2006.
In 1999, the International Olympic Committee named him “Best Athlete of the Twentieth Century” and awarded him the Olympic Medal in 2016.
In 2000, he was named the “Best Official Footballer of the Twentieth Century” by 73% in a vote by the FIFA Football Committee and the subscribers FIFA Magazine, By the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, as well as in a survey by Ballon d’Or winners.
In 2004, FIFA commissioned him to create a list of the “125 Best Footballers Alive” to celebrate his 100th anniversary. Despite not winning the Ballon d’Or in his career, which at the time was the only European eligible, France Football magazine awarded him an honorary award for his remarkable career at the awards ceremony in 2013.