On November 19, 1969, on the stage of the Maracanã Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, the man who was chosen by many individuals to be the greatest participant of the twentieth century, reached the goal of his life.
From the resolution, the ‘king’ defeated the goalkeeper Andrada and didn’t die, in entrance of 65,157 spectators, in the counting match of the Silver Cup/Roberto Gomes Pedrosa Tournament, the event that precedes the event in Brazil.
Pelé arrived at the assembly with 999 targets and waited till the finish to make history: “In 34 minutes [da segunda parte], Santos’ punishment. Maracanã solely repeats one phrase ‘Pelé’, ‘Pelé’, ‘Pelé’”.
This story, citing the ‘Canarian’ newspapers of the time, was instructed by Santos, at the time of the fiftieth anniversary of the feat, and likewise mentioned that the silence of the Maracanã when the ‘king’ modified the ball to make a penalty.
Then, 29 years outdated and nonetheless the ‘solely’ world champion, Pelé didn’t fail and, “at 23:17 on November 19, 1969”, he wrote a web page that “will endlessly be recognized in the history books”, leaving on his shoulders , with a ‘legendary’ ball in his arms.
This story is true, it is not a delusion, and the file, though not a coincidence, exhibits that the Brazilian completed his profession with nearly 1,300 targets – precisely between 1,279 and 1,284, in accordance to numerous publications.
In Guinness World Records, the file is 1,283 targets, in 1,363 video games, between September 7, 1956 and October 1, 1977, and the Brazilian obtained his certificates on October 30, 2013, one week after he turned 73.
However, all of Pelé’s targets included all types of “pleasant” matches through which the greatest scorer in the history of the Brazilian soccer group received.
The checklist consists of all sorts of pleasant matches, corresponding to tributes, charity matches, ‘star’ matches, group alternatives with golf equipment, championships, regional or navy alternatives, for greater than 500 unofficial outcomes.
In phrases of ‘huge’ video games, Pelé continues to boast spectacular numbers in phrases of targets, however they don’t attain 1,000 – there are, in accordance to the official accounts, 767, in 831 video games.
Most of them have been scored in Santos’ matches, totaling 643, between 1957 and 1974, highlighting seven in the Intercontinental Cup, 5 of them from Benfica who have been European champions in 1962, and 16 from the Libertadores Cup. .
He is the greatest scorer in the history of the ‘peixe’ and the Brazilian nationwide group, with 77 targets in 92 video games, together with 12 in the World Cup, which he received in 1958, 1962 and 1970, and eight in the Copa alone. America participated (1959) – in the Mundial2022, it was achieved by Neymar, who additionally achieved 77 targets.
All his targets have been scored by the Cosmos de New York, the American membership he represented between 1974 and 1977, scoring 37 occasions, till he retired from soccer on October 1, 1977, and by the authorities and navy groups (10 targets).
These are official recreation statistics, however about 1,300 targets and that evening when he reached the thousand is the legacy of Pelé and the history of the recreation, is an necessary half of the ‘legend’ of what nearly everybody calls ‘the king. ‘ of soccer.
Pelé, who was born on October 23, 1940 in the metropolis of Três Corações, in Minas Gerais, was the solely participant to rating thrice, in 1958, 1962 and 1970, he scored 77 targets in 92 video games for the Brazilian nationwide group and performed. Brazilian membership Santos and Cosmos, from the United States.
He was additionally the minister of sports activities in the authorities of Fernando Henrique Cardoso, between 1995 and 1998 and was chosen as the athlete of the century by the International Olympic Committee (1999) and the participant of the century by FIFA (2000).