Pelé scored a total of 1,281 goals in 1,363 games, making him the highest-scoring professional soccer player of all time.
Pelé is the only player to have won the World Cup three times, having done so in 1958, 1962, and 1970.
He is the all-time leading scorer in the World Cup, with a total of 12 goals scored across four tournaments.
He was also the youngest player to score a goal in the World Cup, netting a hat-trick in Brazil's 5-2 victory over Sweden in the 1958 final.
He was named the best player of the 1958 World Cup and was awarded the Golden Ball as the tournament's best player in 1970.
Pelé was the youngest player to ever play in a World Cup match, debuting for Brazil at the age of 17 in the 1958 tournament.
One time Intercontinental Super Cup winner (1968), also known for Former Minister of Sports of Brazil