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Pelé teams played and jersey number

Pelé, a Brazilian former professional football player who specialized in forward play, was Edson Arantes do Nascimento. His birthday is October 23, 1940. He is regarded as one of the all-time great players and FIFA’s “greatest.” He was among the most successful and well-known athletes of the 20th century.

He was selected the Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee in 1999, and Time named him one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

The son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho and Celeste Arantes, Edson Arantes do Nascimento was born in Três Coraçes, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He was the elder of two siblings.

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He is the all-time best scorer for Santos at the club level with 643 goals in 659 games. During a successful spell for the team, he led Santos to the 1962 and 1963 Copa Libertadores as well as the 1962 and 1963 Intercontinental Cup.

He is the all-time best scorer for Santos at the club level with 643 goals in 659 games. During a successful spell for the team, he led Santos to the 1962 and 1963 Copa Libertadores as well as the 1962 and 1963 Intercontinental Cup.

Brazil National Team

At the Brazilian national team, he wore a jersey number.

Santos Football Club

Pelé played for only two club teams and the Brazilian national team. He continued to play for Santos for the next 16 years, beginning with the first game of the next season while donning the number 10 jersey.

New York Cosmos

He wore the number 10 at all times, including from 1975 to 1977, when he played for the New York Cosmos.