Pelé is a retired Brazilianfootball player who represented the Brazil national football team as a forward from 1957 to 1971. He is widely considered to be the greatest football player of all time. He is currently the all-time top goalscorer for Brazil with 77 international goals, which he scored in 92 appearances. 12 of those goals came during his 14 World Cup appearances, including 4 goals in 1970. Pelé is one of the four players (the others are Uwe Seeler, Miroslav Klose, and Cristiano Ronaldo), that scored in four separate World Cup tournaments.
Pelé is the top scorer of the Brazil national football team with 77 goals in 92 official appearances. His first goal came in his debut game against Argentina, the only goal of Brazil in a 1–2 defeat in Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In addition, he scored 18 times in 22 unofficial (not full “A” international) games. This makes a tally of 114 games and 95 goals. He also scored 12 goals and is credited with 10 assists in 14 World Cup appearances, including 4 goals and 7 assists in 1970. In 1970, Pelé was the second player (with just a few minutes of difference from the German Uwe Seeler) that manage to score in four separate World Cup tournaments. The German Miroslav Klose and the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo repeated that achievement in 2014 and 2018 respectively.