no he was 20
he was 17 years old
17 years and 249 days.
Yes Pele was 17 years in 1958 world cup in Sweden, which was won by Brazil their first.
No Pele is not the youngest, but he is the youngest to win a world cup at 17 years.
In the year 1958 at the world cup in Sweeden Pele was 17 years old.