Pele Death: World records held by Pele that make him the KING of football

WRITTEN BY Tarun Kohli2022-12-30,15:38:17 news

Most goals scored

Pele holds the Guinness World Record for the most goals scored in football history. He had 1,283 net hits in 1,363 games.

Most goals in a calendar year

Pele scored 127 goals for Santos in 1959 when he was only 18.

Most hat-tricks

During his career, Pele scored a whopping 92 hat tricks, the most by any player.

Brazil’s all-time joint top goal scorer

Pele has scored 77 goals in 92 games, the most by any player.

Only player ever to win three World Cups in history

Pelé won the sport's most prestigious trophy, the FIFA World Cup, in 1958, 1962, and 1970, making him the only player to win the World Cup three times.

Youngest player to play, score, and win a FIFA World Cup final

At the age of 17 years and 249 days, Pele played his first ever FIFA World Cup final for Brazil in 1958 against Sweden and won that as well.

Most assists in the FIFA World Cup

In 14 FIFA World Cup matches, Pele has provided a total of 8 assists, and he shares the top spot with Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi.

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