Football Legend & Philanthropist

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, is a living legend and widely regarded as the best soccer player ever. He is best known for leading the Brazilian national soccer team to three World Cup victories in 1958, 1962, and 1970 and to permanent possession of the Jules Rimet Trophy.

"The King of Football"

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  • Host
  • Entertainment
  • Awards
  • Teamwork
  • Motivation
  • Football


He presents in English and Portuguese.

How he presents

A highly inspiring and motivating speaker Pelé is in huge demand at events across the globe.


  • Why Soccer Matters
  • Pelé

In Detail

Pelé began playing for a local minor-league club when he was just a teenager. He is the all-time top scorer in the history of the Brazil national team. Since his full retirement in 1977 he has been an ambassador for football and has also undertaken various acting roles and commercial ventures. He was named Footballer of the Century by FIFA. Pelé's philanthropic values are in the areas of health, education and sport. All throughout his career, he has put countless energy and resources towards issues that promote equality and provide opportunity to the underprivileged while spreading values of peace and harmony to the masses. Football is the world's game, and through its popularity, Pelé hopes to unite everyone in his quest for a better world.


One of the most recognisable faces of soccer Pelé draws upon his remarkable experiences to offer audiences insights from his life at the top of the trade. He demonstrates how you can achieve success through teamwork, commitment and passion.


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