Brazilian soccer legend Pelé won three World Cup titles with Brazil and scored 1,282 goals in his career. He played with the Brazil national team from 1957 to 1971 and was the top goal scorer in the Sao Paulo league in 11 different seasons. Pelé​ was inducted into the American National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1993 and was named one of TIME's 100 most influential people of the 20th century in 1999. Arguably the greatest player of all time, Pelé​ turned 76 years old on Oct. 23, 2016.
SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.