Edson Arantes do Nascimento Brazilian Portuguese 23 October 1940 – 29 December 2022, known as Pelé Portuguese pronunciation, was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward.
Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled “the greatest” by FIFA, he was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century.
In 1999, he was named Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee and was included in the Time list of the 100 most important people of the 20th century.
In 2000, Pelé was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics IFFHS and was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the Century.
His 1,279 goals in 1,363 games, which includes friendlies, is recognised as a Guinness World Record.
Pelé Wife: Who is Marcia Aoki?
Marcia Aoki is the wife of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, best recognized as Pele. Marcia, Pele’s third wife, is a Japanese-born Brazilian businesswoman who serves as a medical equipment provider. They began a relationship in 2010 and got married in 2016. The entrepreneur is well-known for her wedding to the athlete.