Pele is an undisputed icon who revolutionized the world of football arguably more than anyone else in the last 80 years.
The Brazil sensation began his career 64 years ago and retired 43 years ago.
Here are 4 records set by Pele that may never be broken
1. Youngest world cup winner
Four players younger than Pele has been to the World Cup since 1958, but none have won the tournament or even reached the semi-final
2. Brazil’s Record Goal Scorer
Pele has the best goals per game ratio, 0.84 goals per game, of any of Brazil’s ten leading scorers with 77 goals from 92 appearances.
3. Most World Cup Assists
Pele made 10 assists at the World Cup finals, 7 of which came at the 1970 World Cup.
4. Youngest World Cup Hat-Trick
Pele scored a 23-minute hat-trick in a 5-2 win against France and this made him the youngest player to score a hat-trick at a World Cup.
Do you think any of these records could be broken?
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