The net worth of late Brazillian soccer great, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, famously known as Pelé, has beeb revealed.
The great Pele gave up the ghost on Thursday ,December 29, 2022, at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer
Pele sadly left this world on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer.
Pelé is widely considered as one of the greatest football players in the history of the game.
After his retirement from football, Pelé continued to make tens of millions of dollars through endorsement deals with Puma.
According to Marca, Pelé’s official net worth at his time of death is a whopping $100 million USD.
The Brazilian football icon started his football journey with Santos at the age of 15 in 1955 and signed his contract in 1956.
He won the 1962 Intercontinental Cup and the 1963 Copa Libertadores.
Notably, Pele halted the 1966 Civil war in Nigeria as both sides agreed a 48-hour cease-fire in order to see him play in a stadium in Lagos in 1969.
Pele won the World Cup with Brazil in 1958, 1962 and 1970.
Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and labelled “the greatest” by FIFA, he was among the most successful and popular sports figures of the 20th century.