Pele (Football Player), born on October 23, 1940 in Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Pele's age 80 years & Zodiac Sign Scorpio, nationality Brazilian (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is African-American. Let's check, How Tall is Pele?

Pele Bio

  • Birth Name:Edson Arantes do Nascimento
  • First Name: Edson
  • Last Name: Nascimento
  • Age: 80 years
  • Birth Date: October 23, 1940
  • Birth Place: Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Country: Brazil
  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 10.5 (US), 44.5 (EU), 10 (UK & AUS)
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Pele Height

    5 Feet 8 Inches (172.72 cm/1.727)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 8 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)172.72 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.727
    Weight (in Kilograms)78 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)171.96 lbs

    Pele Body Measurements

    Pele's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements45-34-14.5 inches/ 114.3-86.36-36.83 cm
    Chest Size45 inches (114.3 cm)
    Biceps Size14.5 inches (36.83 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)34 inches (86.36 cm)

    Pele FAQs

    Who is better Messi or Pele?

    Messi has won 10 La Liga titles and four Champions League crowns, and the Ballon d’Or six times. At the international level, Pele scored 77 goals in 92 appearances for Brazil. Messi so far has scored 71 goals in 142 appearances for Argentina. But Pele has won the game’s ultimate prize, the World Cup, three times.

    Who is better Pele or Maradona?

    StatPeleMaradonaInternational caps9291International goals7734Goals per game0.840.37

    Why is Pele famous?

    Pelé’s electrifying play and penchant for scoring spectacular goals made him a star around the world. He led Brazil to three World Cup football (soccer) championships (1958, 1962, and 1970). He scored 12 goals in World Cup play and tallied more than 1,000 goals in first-class matches.

    Is Rey Pele still alive?

    After hanging up his cleats, Pelé invested a lot of his personal time to advance the popularity of his sport around the world. He wrote autobiographies and starred in documentary films about his life and soccer, and he also became a UN ambassador. Pelé is most definitely still alive as of this Feb.

    Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward. He is widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics . That same year, Pelé was elected Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. According to the IFFHS, Pelé is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, scoring 1281 goals in 1363 games, which included unofficial friendlies and tour games. During his playing days, Pelé was for a period the best-paid athlete in the world. Pelé began playing for Santos at age 15 and the Brazil national football team at 16. During his international career, he won three FIFA World Cups: 1958, 1962 and 1970, being the only player ever to do so. Pelé is the all-time leading goalscorer for Brazil with 77 goals in 92 games. At club level he is the record goalscorer for Santos, and led them to the 1962 and 1963 Copa Libertadores. Pelé’s “electrifying play and penchant for spectacular goals” made him a star around the world, and his teams toured internationally in order to take full advantage of his popularity. Since retiring in 1977, Pelé has been a worldwide ambassador for football and has made many acting and commercial ventures. In 2010, he was named the Honorary President of the New York Cosmos.

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