Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brasilskt portugisiskt: [ˈɛtsõ (w)ɐˈɾɐ̃tʃiz du nɐsiˈmẽtu]; føddur 23. oktober 1940), kendur sum Pelé (Brasilskt portugisiskt: [pe̞ˈlɛ]), er ein pensioneraður brasilskur fótbóltsleikari, ið spældi sum álopsleikari. Hann verður mettur at vera heimsins besti fótbóltsleikari yvirhøvur. Í 1999 varð hann valdur Aldarinnar Besti Leikari í Heiminum av International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). Sama árið spurdi tíðarritið France Football fyrrverandi Ballon d'Or vinnarar um at velja Aldarinnar Fótbólsleikara; teir valdu Pelé. Í 1999 varð Pelé kosin Aldarinnar Ítróttafólk av IOC, og Time nevndu hann í yvirliti teirra 100 mest týðand fólk í 20. øld. Í 2013 fekk hann FIFA Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur sum viðurkenning fyri hansara yrkisleið og fremjan sum ein altjóða ímynd av fótbóltinum.
Pelé í 2008
Edson Arantes do Nascimento|
23. oktober 1940
Três Corações, Brazil
|Hædd||173 m (567 ft 7 in)|
|Foreldur||Dondinho, Celeste Arantes|
- HM fótbóltur (3): 1958, 1962, 1970
- Roca Cup (2): 1957, 1963
- Cruz Cup (3): 1958, 1962, 1968
- Bernardo O'Higgins Cup (1): 1959
- Atlantic Cup (1): 1960
- Oswaldo Cruz Cup (3): 1958, 1962, 1968
- Copa Libertadores (2): 1962, 1963
- Intercontinental Cup (2): 1962, 1963
- Intercontinental Supercup (1): 1968
- Supercopa de Campeones Intercontinentales (1): 1968
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (6): 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968
- Torneio Rio-São Paulo (4): 1959, 1963, 1964, 1966
- Campeonato Paulista (10): 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1973
- North American Soccer League, Soccer Bowl (1): 1977
- North American Soccer League, Atlantic Conference Championship (1): 1977
- FIFA World Cup Besti ungi leikari (1): 1958
- FIFA World Cup Golden Ball (Besti leikari) (1): 1970
- FIFA World Cup Silver Ball (1): 1958
- FIFA World Cup Silver Boot (1): 1958
- FIFA World Cup All-Star Team (2): 1958, 1970
- FIFA World Cup All-Time Team: 1994
- FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2002
- Copa America Besti leikari (1): 1959
- Copa América Toppskorari (1): 1959
- FIFA Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur: 2013
- FIFA Aldarinnar leikari: 2000
- FIFA Order of Merit: 1984
- FIFA hundraðárshald heiðursløn: 2004
- BBC Ársins Ítróttanavn handanhav: 1970
- BBC Ársins Ítróttanavn Heiðursløn fyri lívlangt avrik: 2005
- Greatest football player to have ever played the game, av Golden Foot: 2012
- Aldarinnar ítróttafólk, av Reuters News Agency: 1999
- Aldarinnar ítróttafólk, valdur av Altjóða Olympisku Nevndini: 1999
- Aldarinnar ítróttafólk, valdur av alheimsjournalistum, atkvøðugreiðsla av French daily L'Equipe: 1981
- Ársins Suðuramerikanski fótbóltsleikari (1): 1973
- Silver ball South American Footballer of the Year (1): 1972
- Aldarinnar Suðuramerikanski fótbóltsleikari, av IFFHS International Federation of Football History and Statistics: 1999
- Aldarinnar fótbóltsleikari, av IFFHS International Federation of Football History and Statistics: 1999
- Aldarinnar fótbóltsleikari, valdur av Ballon d'Or hjá France Football Vinnarar: 1999
- UNICEF Aldarinnar fótbóltsleikari: 1999
- Upptikin í amerikonsku National Soccer Hall of Fame: 1993
- Laureus World Sports Awards Lifetime Achievement Award frá Suðurafrikanska forsetanum Nelson Mandela: 2000
- World Team of the 20th Century: 1998
- World Soccer World XI (7): 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
- World Soccer The Greatest Players of the 20th century: 1999
- World Soccer Greatest XI of all time: 2013
- L'Équipe: topp 50 Suðuramerikansku fótbóltsleikarar í søguni: #1
- Honorary degree frá University of Edinburgh, heiður fyri hansara týðandi íkast til humaniter og umhvørvismál, og harafturat fyri hansara ítróttaravrik ("significant contribution to humanitarian and environmental causes, as well as his sporting achievements"): 2012
- Prize from the French Academy of Sports, Award given to a player of a team sport for the very first time: 1971
- Red Medal of Paris, Given by the City Hall of the French Capital: 1971
- TIME One of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th century: 1999
- DPR Korea issued a postage stamp depicting Pelé: 1989
- FIFA World Cup's top 100 footballers of all time, by The Guardian: #1
- FIFA 100 bestu fótbóltsleikarar á lívi: 2004
- Brazilian Football Museum Hall of Fame
- Almenna navn hansara og føðingardagur, soleiðis sum tað stendur skrivað á føðibrævi hansara, eru "Edison" og "21. oktober 1940":
CERTIDÃO DE NASCIMENTO
CERTIFICO que sob o n° 7.095 às fls. 123 do livro n° 21-A de Registro de Nascimento consta o assento de Edison Arantes do Nascimento nascido aos vinte e um (21) outubro de mil novecentos e quarenta (1940) às 03 horas e --- minutos em esta Cidade de Três Corações sexo masculino filho de João Ramos do Nascimento e de Celeste Arantes
Hinvegin hevur Pelé altíð tvíhildið at talan er um feilir í føðibrævinum, at hann í veruleikanum varð navngivin Edson og at hann veruliga varð føddur 23. oktober 1940.
Pelé; Orlando Duarte; Alex Bellos (2006). Pelé: The Autobiography. London: Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-7432-7582-8. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
Shortly before I came along, there was another arrival in Três Corações: electricity. In order to celebrate this great improvement to our daily lives, Dondinho named me Edson, a tribute to Thomas Edison, the inventor of the lightbulb. In fact, on my birth certificate I am actually called Edison with an 'i', a mistake that persists to this day. I'm Edson with no 'i', but to my eternal annoyance quite often the 'i' appears on official or personal documents and time after time I have to explain why. As if that wasn't confusing enough, they got the date wrong on my birth certificate as well – it says 21 October. I'm not sure how this came about; probably because in Brazil we're not so fussy about accuracy. This is another mistake that carries on to this day. When I took out my first passport, the date was put in as 21 October and each time I have renewed it the date has stayed the same.
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-Cesar Luis Menotti: "It's ugly to compare but the greatest was Pele. If we believe that God made man, the "black" Pelé he made him perfect. He gave him everything. He lacked nothing, header, physical power, dribbling, finishing, inspiration, genius, temper, vision, goal. Everything."
-Gianni Rivera: "However, I do think there's someone who was even better(than Messi) and that's Pele. He used both feet on the pitch. He was as dangerous with his right as he was with his left. He was strong in the air as well, and created a lot of chances." Soccerway.com
-Hugo Gatti: "Pelé had the skin of a player, head, pace, everything. He was a panther dressed in white, I played with him. He entered to play in the last minute and he could turn the match. And the big difference is that Pelé on the field created fear, Maradona not...For me, it is Pelé, Alfredo Di Stefano and Maradona, in that order. I appreciate Diego, he is a great player. But from another planet was Pelé, not him." Diariomundonuevo.com
-Teófilo Cubillas: "I confronted him several times on the pitch and I think there will be no one like him."
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