Pelé, born on October 23, 1940, in Tres Coracoes, Brazil, is a former football player, politician, and actor. Also known by the pseudonyms Dico, O Rei, Wopty, Pele, Perola Negra, Pelé, and Pérola Negra, he is the son of Dondinho. Pelé was a founding member of Global Ambassador and Humanitarian.
Pelé passed away on December 29, 2022, in São Paulo, Brazil. He was named after Thomas Edison. Throughout his career, he received numerous awards, including the FIFA World Cup Silver Ball, FIFA Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur, and the Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award. He also held various records, such as the most career goals in world football (including friendlies), most FIFA World Cup winners' medals, and the youngest player to score a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup.