As per our current Database, Pele is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Pele is 80 years, 11 months and 5 days old. Pele will celebrate 81rd birthday on a Saturday 23rd of October 2021. Below we countdown to Pele upcoming birthday.
|Age||80 years old|
|Born||October 23, 1940 (Tres Coracoes, Brazil)|
|Town/City||Tres Coracoes, Brazil|
Pele’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
Pele was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, he scored 1,281 goals in 1,363 matches, and was voted Football Player of the Century by the IFFHS in 1999. He is considered by many to be the greatest soccer player of all-time.
He was officially named after Thomas Edison, but it's believed he earned the nickname "Pele" during childhood after the way he pronounced the goalkeeper for his hometown Vasco da Gama team, Bilé.
In 1962, he led Santos to victory in four out of four competitions, becoming the first team to achieve a quadruple. He dedicated his 1,000th goal to the poor children of Brazil.
He was married to Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi from 1966 to 1982 and Assiria Nascimento from 1994 to 2008. He married his third wife, Marcia Aoki, in 2016. He had two daughters and a son with Rosemeri and a pair of twins with Assiria.
He retired from international play in 1971 after scoring 77 goals in 92 appearances for the Brazilian national team and 40 years later, the great Ronaldo retired after scoring 62 goals in 98 appearances with Brazil - second behind only Pele.