Pele net worth:
Pele net worth and salary: Pele is a retired Brazilian soccer player with a net worth of $100 million. He has earned his net worth as one of the greatest soccer players of all time. Pele was named Football Player of the Century by The IFFHS International Federation of Football History and Statistics after a vote in 1999. In that same year 1999, International Olympic Committee named Pele the “Athlete of the Century”.
looking at his career statics: 541 in the league championships, 760 official goals and in total he scored a total of 1281 goals in 1363 games.Pele was born Tres Coracoes, Brazil, the son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho,and he grew up in poverty. Pele is considered as a national hero in his native home of Brazil. He is very well known for all his accomplishments and contributions to the game of football. In addition Pele is a man with a kind heart.
This is evident fro the act that he is a vocal supporter of policies aimed at improving the social conditions of the poor, AKA “The King of Football” (O Rei do Futebol), “The King Pelé” (O Rei Pelé) or simply “The King” (O Rei). In the year 1954 he joined the Bauru Athletic Club juniors in Bauru, São Paulo, when he was only 14 years old. After a while he began playing for the Santos, by then he was 15. He then caught the eye of a soccer star Waldemar de Brito. At 16 He joined the national team and won his first World Cup when he was only 17 years old. In 1962 and 1963 Santos won the most prestigious club competition in South American football the Copa Libertadores . After completing 17 seasons with Santos, He retired from Brazilian club football in 1972. He then came out of semi-retirement later in 1975 to sign with the New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League (NASL). He got married to Rosemeri dos Reis Cholby in the year 1966. However the couple divorced in 1978, they have two daughters. He is currently separated from his second wife psychologist and gospel singer Assíria Lemos Seixas, thone son and they have one set of twins, one boy and one girl.