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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.

), is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward.He is widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time.In addition, indoor football allowed him to play with adults when he was about 14 years old.In one of the tournaments he participated, he was initially considered too young to play, but eventually went on to end up top scorer with fourteen or fifteen goals.Throughout his career and in his retirement, Pelé received several individual and team awards for his performance in the field, his record-breaking achievements, and legacy in the sport.

Pelé was born on 23 October 1940, in Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil, the son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho (born João Ramos do Nascimento) and Celeste Arantes. He received the nickname "Pelé" during his school days, when it is claimed he was given it because of his pronunciation of the name of his favorite player, local Vasco da Gama goalkeeper Bilé, which he misspoke but the more he complained the more it stuck.In 2010, he was named the Honorary President of the New York Cosmos.Pelé has also been known for connecting the phrase "The Beautiful Game" with football.He was part of the first Futebol de Salão (indoor football) competition in the region.Pelé and his team won the first championship and several others.In his later career, he played in a playmaking role behind offensive strikers.