Date of birth: October 23, 1940 (Age: 76 years)
Height: 5′ 8″ (173 cm)
Weight: 150 pounds (67 kg)
Chest: 44″ (112 cm)
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Dark brown
Pele is neither more nor less the king of football, the most recognizable athlete in the world, the best outfield player of the 20th century. Pele is a living legend and a role model for millions of young men!
At the moment, he is the only person who has three titles of football champion of the world as a part of the national team. It happened in 1958, 1962 and 1970.
Behind the simplicity and elegance of football king stand intensive and regular workouts. And this despite the fact that Pele is quite gifted by nature both with physique and with talent.
Pele constantly worked on himself saying that there is no limit to perfection. Through training he could run the hundred meters slightly worse than professional athletes (running out of 11 seconds), jumped for long distances (with growth of 173 cm he jumped up to 2 meters high). Besides, Pele equally performs with both his left and right foot.
Over the years, the football player was serious about each exercise and maintained discipline, as opposed to, for example, Diego Maradona. In 1970 he decided to take a break, and then wanted to leave the favorite sport at all. The last time as the main striker of Brazil, Pele was performed in 1974. This event disappointed dedicated football fans, but in 1975, all of a sudden, the man signed a contract with the New York football club Space.
Most sports experts are still scratching their heads over the mystery: how the young man from the wilderness, without football academies and regular training under the supervision of professionals, had managed to achieve such phenomenal results. In the end, all agreed that the player had a unique physical data, but more importantly, with all his heart he loved the sport. At a time when his peers were entertaining and had fun, he practiced his techniques.