Greatest Athletes of All Time
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Pele (Edson Arantes do Nascimento)
All-time soccer leading scorer in history with over 1,000 goals in his career, and champion in two world cups with his native country Brazil making him the best soccer player in history over Argentinian astro player Diego Armando Maradona.
I was looking at some of the ones higher then pele and I almost dropped dead. Some I can believe like gretzky and jordan and ali and ruth but woods and federer
Pele has scored 1152 goals in 1220 games that I legendary compared to anybody else on this list he should be number one he is a pure hero to the world and especially Brazilians
Complete player with both legs.
Mid Field player, not forward, and still best scorer of all time.
-Voted IOC Athelete of the Century.
-Voted FIFA Footballer of the Century.
-MOST AWARDED ATHELETE OF ALL TIME
-MOST RECOGNIZED ATHLETE OF ALL TIME.
Both sides of civil war in Africa stopped to watch him play.
Ronald Reagan:" My name is Ronald Reagan ,president of the United States of America, but you need no introduction, because everyone knows who Pele is!"
Received by Kings and Presidents all over the world.
First athlete featured in a videogame.
This guy start playing in 1954 world cup(soccer) where is a real "world cup", he was 16 years old, coaches from other teams ask Brazilian coach why he had a kid in the team? Oh open wide mouth was the reaction for every body around the world when this kid start playing shooting with both legs, better than Maradona, Of course. The three best ever Ali, Pele, Jordan
The king of THE most popular sport on the planet, Football (Soccer, for those who don't know better). He was respected and admired by BILLIONS around the globe long before athletes such as Michael Jordan and Wayne Gretzky became superstars of their respective sports, and still is to this day. Pele should be #1 on this list, followed by Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, and Wayne Gretzky.
This writer must have been sniffing the glue... Go anywhere in the globe and find out who was the best.. And I mean the best. Both in talent and recolonization.. The man stopped wars to see him play. I don't think the one's ahead of him stopped anything other Ali... The only one who can be second to Pele would be... Not probable.. Be... Mohammad Ali
All-time topscorer he changed the way people look at football, he set the stage for the first time in the 1958 at the tender age of 17 and eventually turned into the best player in the world, helping santos achieve everything possible then he moved to cosmos to promote soccer in the USA he was a great player. Simply the best.
tiger woods!? really!? he hasnt broke a sweat in his life! athletism is about being fit and perhaps pele is the best at that but having tiger woods in this list is an insult! btw MJ aint that athletic anyway a lot of people just like basketball
He should be number one. Best soccer player in a sport 100 times more popular and more important. Jordan blew it by trying to play baseball. Most minor leaguers were better than him. Pele was a god surrounded by kings in the Brazilian national team.
greatest player to grace the world of sports. well educated even when coming up as an unprivilged child. amazing on and off the field. he made any team he played for just that much better. pele el saviore
The greatest footballer to ever live and the most goals. He is no doubt the most amazing soccer player ever to live. Every other player looks up to him and things that they can't be as good as pele. They're right.
football for life! there ain't any sport like it.. agree on it! if you dissent then you must die tonight by slipping in shower getting your head banged deeply on the floor! =)
Pele is like Gretzky and Jordan. He became the icon that brought the sport he played in before the world. And like those two his skills are unmatched.
The list is very wrong I love Michael Jordan but pele is more and world wide known human being pele should be number one who ever 2nd is very lucky
He is the greatest football player who has ever lived he is a legend not just in football but in any sport he should be number one on the list
he won THREE world cup titles with brazil in three different decades - only person ever to do so.
He should be number one. Pele is better than anyone that you mentioned before! ^
being the best player all time for the best team of all time in the best sport of all time is something
The kingsport's best player has to be the greatest
All those basketball stars have NOTHING on Pele!
He should be the first best by far and why is madorona all the way back there
Perfect right foot & perfect left foot. There is no other like him.
Pele is the greatest soccer player ever
Number 1 sports! Number 1 player!
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