Pele King of Football

Brazil is synonymous with the world game, and it is this passion that has produced some ofthe worldʼs bestplayers. But here is only one man who is known as the King of Football. Known simply as “Pelè”, he joinedBrazilʼs World Cup team at the age of 17, fulfilling the promise he made to his father to “win a World Cup” forhim. He starred, scoring twice in the final against Sweden. From then on he was targeted with rough treatmentfrom opponents who feared his influence on the game