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Pele played his first international football tournament in the 1958 World Cup at the age of 17. At the time he was the youngest player to ever play in the World Cup.

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When did Pele start playing football?

Pele played football or in his home town (soccer) he played since 1956 till 1977 (22 years).

When did Pele make his first appearance in the pros?

Pele was never a professional footballer, as he played before the formation of any recognised football league. Pele had a part-time job in a fast food restaurant as a chip-salter.

When did Pele play his first match?

Pele played his first match when he was seventeen, and played for Brazil.

How many teams did Pele play for?

Pele has played for two senior clubs his first was Santos FC of Brazil where he played between 1956-1974. He then retired but was then brought back into football in 1975 by the New York Cosmos in the US where he played for two seasons.

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Did Pele ever play any world cups with America?

Pele played all his world cups for Brazil, but he played club football with Cosmos.

How long has Pele played football?

I think he played until he was 33 years old.

For which team the soccer player Pele played for?

The team that the soccer player Pele played for primarily at international level was his country Brazil. For most of his career, he played for the league team Santos in Brazilian football. He played for the New York Cosmos when Pele came to play in America.

Who was the first to score 1000 goals in football?

The great Pele.

Was football legend Pele born in Brazil?

Yes, Pele was Brazilian, and he played on the Brazilian national team in several World Cup competitions.

What was Pele's football team?

Pele´s football was santos from brazil

Who is Pele?

Pele is considered one of or the greatest football (soccer) player in the world. He was Brazilian scored 1281 goals in his carer He was notice when he was 11.Played professional at 15.Went to national at 16.And won his first world cup at 17.

Who has scored the most goals ever in football?

Pele is second and i am first

What did Pele do before being played to play football?

He was a shoe shine boy at Santos.

Is Pele a famous football player?

Yes, Pele is a famous football (soccer) player.

What soccer team was Pele's dad on?

He played for Atlético Mineiro[ and the Fluminens Football Club in the 1940's

Which age Pele left football?

Pele retired in 1977 but is still involved in football and Fifa around the world

Who scored the first goal in football?

Pele has scored the most goals over 1,200 goals.

What information do you have on Robert roy felton who played for everton and Liverpool football clubs?

nearly as good as maradona and Pele

How old was Pele when he played in his first World Cup?

he was 28

How old was Pele when he retired from international football?

Pele was 36yrs old when he retired from international football and 39 when he retired all together.

What was Pele's job after football?

He Pele was am ambassador for the U.N.I.C.E.F, and did modelling for Omega watches.

How many games have Wales played in football world cups?

Wales have played in one World Cup finals tournament, in 1958. They played five games in all: they drew all three group games (against Hungary (1-1), Mexico (1-1) and Sweden (0-0)), then needed a play-off after finishing level on points with Hungary. They won that 2-1, and met Brazil in the quarter finals. They lost 1-0, to a first World Cup goal from a certain Pele.

Was football popular n the 40s?

Yeah because in the 40's Pele the greatest soccer player was born and played. Also, the first world cup was in 30s. people got fun from the game. 40s is after 30s. so football was popular

How tall is Pele?

Pele (The football player) is about 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)