Some Unknown Facts of the Soccer Legend Pele

Pele, whose birth name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento is a brilliant football player for nearly two decades. He has a credit of scoring a dozen goals in 14 games of the World Cup matches. The man behind a Brazilian team winning the three world cup titles for 1958, 1962 and 1970 was the star player Pele. He has a record of winning the first world cup at the age of 17. In recognition of his professional career, the International Olympics Committee named him as “the Athlete of the Century.”

The other nicknames of the jewel of a football game include Perola Negra (Black Pearl), O Rei (The King) and Dico.

Luxury House

The legendary soccer player has one of the most modern and luxurious properties in Guaruja. This is, in fact, a small coastal town, which is near Sao Paulo and is considered Brazil’s most vibrant financial center. He can have a fantastic view of the Atlantic Ocean as the property is on the beachfront. The player can boast of an indoor garden on the rooftop all covered with the toughened glass. He can relax in the sprawling swimming pool to rejuvenate himself for the next activity of the day. A stunning tennis court also adorns the property of a player. This tennis player is a stress buster for other players. He can go around in the courtyard whenever he feels.


In fact, the stalwart player was born in the football player family. His father is Joao Ramos do Nascimento who is also known as “Dondinho,” a football player. Celeste Arantes do Nascimento is the blessed mother of this stunning soccer wizard.

At the age of 26, Pele married Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi and through her, they had two daughters and one son. They are named Kelly, Edson Cholbi, and Jennifer. The couple had to seek a divorce, which was granted during the year 1982.

His second marriage was with a psychologist and a gospel singer Assiria Lemos Seixas. Through this marriage, they had a twin named Joshua and Celeste. However, this marriage also did not last long and ultimately the couple was divorced in the year 2008.

Even at the age of 73, Pele was fond of marrying a medical equipment importer named Marcia Aoki who is of 41 years. In fact, though these two were meeting frequently from the year 1980, the marriage finally took place only in the year 2016.

Through the grapevine confirms that he has two more daughters through other women, he denied acknowledging the fact.


One of the greatest soccer players of all times is believed to have a net worth of about $100 million.

Penulis: | 26 Juli 2018 | blog