54World CupPele Arrives
Date / Jun 29, 1958
Location / Sweden
Moment / Brazilian wunderkind Pele made his international debut in the 1958 World Cup, which Brazil won. Just 17, he scored six goals during the tournament.
Impact / Pele became the youngest player to appear in a World Cup finals match, the youngest scorer in a World Cup finals match and the youngest player to win a World Cup. He would go on to have one of the most celebrated careers in soccer history.