Real Name: Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Nick Name: Perola Negra
Personal Detail – Bio of Pele
- Date of Birth: 23 October 1940
- Place of Birth: Tres Coraçoes, Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Nationality: Brazilian
- Hometown: Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Address: Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Zodiac Sign: N/A
- School: Metropolitan University of Santos
- College: N/A
- Educational Qualification: N/A
- Hobbies: Playing Football
- Religion: Hawaiian
- Father’s Name: Joao Ramos do Nascimento
- Mother’s Name: Celeste Arantes
- Brother: Zeca Nascimento
- Sister: Maria Lucia Nascimento
- Body Type: Athletic
- Height: 1.73 m, 5’ 8′
- Weight: 73 kg
- Eye Colour: Dark Brown
- Hair Colour: Dark Brown
- Playing Position: Forward, Attacking midfielder
- Playing Club: New York Cosmos, Santos, Brazil National Team
- Jersey Number: 10
- Awards: International Peace Award, World Sports Awards, Sportsman of the Century award
- Destination: N/A
- Car: N/A
- Colour: Red
- Food: Spaghetti and Rice
- Brand: Adidas
- Book: N/A
Girlfriend, Affairs and Marital Status
- Marital Status: Married
- Girlfriend: Marcia Cibele Aok
- Spouse: Marcia Aoki (m. 2016), Assiria Nascimento (m. 1994–2008), Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi (m. 1966–1982)
- Children: Sandra Machado, Kelly Cristina, Flavia Kurtz, Edinho, Joshua, Celeste
- Salary: N/A
- Net Worth: $100 Million
He was named after American inventor Thomas Edison.
He is the best football player.
Santos Signed him at the age of 15.
He won three world cups, 2 World Club Championships and 9 Sao Paulo State Championships.
He became the youngest winner of World Cup at the age of 17.
In 1995, He was appointed the minister of Sport in Brazil.
He is the only player who has been a part of three World Cup-winning teams.
International Federation of Football History & Statistics has given him the title “World Player of the Century”.
His name is listed in “Guinness World Records” for most career goals.