Learn About 5 Records of Football Legend Pele

  • Publish date: Thursday، 05 January 2023 Last update: Sunday، 08 January 2023
Learn About 5 Records of Football Legend Pele
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Brazilian legend Pele is considered one of the greatest players in football history due to the records he achieved during his career.

Football fans received a major shock after it was confirmed that Pele had passed away at the age of 82, on Thursday evening, December 29, 2022.

Despite his retirement from football in 1977, Pele still holds a number of records that are still difficult to break.

He is the most world cup winner.

Pele is the only player in football history who won the World Cup 3 times.

Pele won his World Cup titles in 1958, 1962 and 1970, scoring a total of 12 goals in 14 games during which he was the sixth best scorer in the history of the World Cup.

He is the youngest player to win the World Cup.

Legend Pele participated in the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, when he was only 17 years old.

Pele was able to engrave a legendary record in the history of the World Cup, as he is still the youngest player in football history to win the World Cup, after winning the title at the age of 17 years and 249 days.

Pele is also the youngest goal scorer in the history of the World Cup, after he scored his first goal against Wales when he was 17 years and 239 days old.

More than 1200 goals.

During his long and unique career, Pele scored more than 1,200 goals, a record that is likely to stand for all time.

Pele's goals include more than 1,000 goals for Santos, for whom Pele played from 1956 to 1974.

He also added 77 goals in 92 matches with the Brazil national team, as the best scorer in the history of the Seleçao.

Santos' all-time top scorer.

It is difficult for any Santos player during the current period to reach what Pele achieved with the Brazilian team.

During his 18 years with Santos, Pele scored 643 goals in 659 official matches, becoming the most scored goals with the team, in addition to winning 24 titles.

The most scoring hat-trick.

Other than being on top of the most goals scored in football history, Pele is the most hat-trick scored (3 goals in one match).

Pele scored 92 hat-tricks in his career, in addition to 4 goals in 31 matches, 5 goals in 6 matches, and 8 goals in a match.