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Pele real name and why he was called pele

The iconic footballer Is a Brazilian retired professional player , widely regarded as one of the best player that the game has ever had, winning 3 word cup with Brazil, was originally nicknamed 'dico' by is family.Begining his football career at Santos at the age 15.

Pelé has also been known for connecting the phrase "The beautiful game" with football.Is a prolific goalscorer, his ability to anticipate opponents in the area and finish off chances with an accurate and powerful shot with either foot. Pelé was also a hard-working team-player, and a complete forward, with exceptional vision and intelligence, who was recognised for his precise passing, and ability to link-up with teammates and provide them with proper assist.

Pele real name

Pelé was born on 23 October 1940, in Tres coracoes Minas Gerais, Brazil.He was named 'Edson Arantes do Nascimento' as his birth name.

Parent: dondinho (borJoão Ramos do Nascimento) father and Celeste Arantes(mother).

Why he was called pele

The name Pele was given to him because of his poor pronunciation of the name of his favorite player, 'local Vasco da Gama goalkeeper Bilé' when he was in school.

was Pele indeed an iconic player?

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