Pelé

The Players With The Most Career Goals In Soccer History

This list for the players with the most career goals in the history of soccer stretches from players who played in the early 1900s to the present day. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi score at an unprecedented rate in today’s game, but there are those from history whose rate of scoring was even more impressive.

The Guinness World Record for the most goals scored in a specified period is 1,281 by the Brazilian great Pele, born Edson Arantes do Nascimento.

Lágrimas De GOAT: Messi Se Emociona Tras Superar Récord De Goles De Pelé Con Un Glorioso Hat Trick

Momentos mágicos se vivieron esta noche en el Monumental de Buenos Aires, luego de que Argentina venciera a Bolivia por 3-0. El partido era válido por las eliminatorias mundialistas, pero terminó siendo un festejo de la Copa América obtenida hace un par de meses, junto al público local, el cual regresaba por primera vez a los estadios desde el inicio de la pandemia del coronavirus. ¿La guinda de la torta? Lionel Messi, el capitán, marcó las tres conquistas y sobrepasó a Pelé como máximo goleador en la historia de las clasificatorias sudamericanas.

Soccer Trading Cards 101: How To Start Your Collection And Make Money

Collecting cards can be one of the most intriguing hobbies on offer for hardcore sports fans. The market for soccer cards has exploded since 2020, and it's projected to rise over the coming years. With the hobby growing fast, now is a good time to start your own soccer card collection. 

Remembering When Pelé Played For The USMNT And They Still Sucked

The U.S. will host the men’s World Cup for a second time in 2026, which will coincide with the nation’s 250th anniversary. It won’t be the first major birthday the U.S. has celebrated with a soccer tournament, though the USMNT won’t have had fond memories from the first. Not even Pelé was able to save the U.S. at the Bicentennial Cup. 

Pelé Shares Heartfelt Message On Marta’s Genius After She Makes Olympic History

Brazil opened its campaign at the Summer Olympics in resounding fashion on Wednesday after dismantling China 5-0 at Miyagi Stadium in Rifu. The Seleção’s goals were scored by Debinha, Andressa Alves, Beatriz and a brace from the legendary Marta.

By finding the net at Tokyo 2020, Marta became the first player ever to score in five straight Olympics. Overall, she now has 12 goals at Olympic Games, moving her two behind former teammate Cristiane at the top of the tournament’s all-time goalscoring list.   

Rio Abandons Plan To Rename Maracanã After Pelé Because Nobody Asked For That

Rio de Janeiro abandoned plans to rename its famous Maracanã Stadium in tribute to Pelé on Thursday after a widespread outcry from fans.

The official proposal to give Pelé’s name to the ground that hosted the final of the 2014 World Cup and the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games was vetoed by state governor Cláudio Castro.

Pelé Documentary Kicks Up Questions On Race, Violence And Democracy In Brazil

A recent Netflix documentary about the legendary Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, tells a compelling story of the athlete’s rise to fame from 1950 to 1974. The 99-minute documentary, which includes interviews with the 80-year-old Pelé, shows Pelé’s spectacular life against the backdrop of Brazil’s politics. But the film fails to address deeper questions of race and class.

The Luck Of A Soccer Player

There are some crazy superstitions and lucky charms that soccer players make sure they have before any match they may play in. Some players have lucky underwear, some have to put a certain cleat on before the other and some have to step on the pitch with a certain foot first. These may seem out of the ordinary, but these are real things players make sure they stick to before each and every game or practice for good luck. 

Rio Votes To Rename Maracanã After Pelé

Brazil's world famous Maracanã stadium is to get a new name, after the Rio de Janeiro state legislature voted on Tuesday to change its official title to the Edson Arantes do Nascimento-Rei Pelé stadium.

The 80-year-old Pelé, whose full name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento, played at the stadium many times for Brazil and scored his 1,000th goal there in 1969 — for Santos against local club Vasco da Gama.

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