Yes. Pele won three World Cup championships with Brazil. He won in 1958, 1962 and 1970.
No - Pele is Brazillian. He did play in America for the New York Cosmos during the 1975 season.
From 1975 to 1977.
Muhammed Ali or Pele
In 1975 Pele , played for two years in USA , in the team Cosmos of New York.
1956-1974 Santos. 1975-1977 New York Cosmos.
The player who played World Cup when he was really too old for it was Pele. Pele is one of the greatest soccer players in the history of the sport. He was 37 when he retired from playing.
Now 70, Pele played for the Santos Futebol Clube in Brazil from 1956 to 1974 and on the National Team from 1957 to 1971. He also played for the New York Cosmos from 1975 to 1977.
The name of the sport that Pele plays is called futbol, also known as soccer in the United States. Pele is regarded as the greatest futbol player ever to touch a futbol pitch. He had 77 goals for brazil, and 91 caps from 1957 to 1971. He won the world cup in 1958, 1962 and 1970. The way that the Americans know him best is from his days on the New York Cosmos. Pele came to America with a bunch of other highly regarded futbol players and created a powerhouse team which was name the cosmos. On his team was beckenbauer, canallia, and the infamous pele.
football - pele, maradonna football is considered the global sport and thus these two are icons, pele probably edges it simply because of his goal scoring and his contribution to the game thereafter his retirement.