PELE. Brazilian footballer widely regarded by polls among football experts, former players and fans as the greatest footballer of all time. During his career he scored 760 official goals, 541 in league championships, making him the top scorer of all time. In total he scored 1281 goals in 1363 games. He is the only player in history to be a member of three World Cup winning squads making 92 appearances scoring 77 goals. In his native Brazil, Pelé is still hailed as a national hero, known for his accomplishments and contributions to the game of football. He is also acknowledged for his vocal support of policies to improve the social conditions of the poor (when he scored his 1,000th goal he dedicated it to the poor children of Brazil). During his career, he became known as "The King of Football" (O Rei do Futebol), "The King Pelé" (O Rei Pelé) or simply "The King" (O Rei)

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Reference Number. 14303D


An attractive original 1983 "Puma Reception" at the Savoy Hotel London invitation, clearly signed and dedicated (To Charles) on the reverse side in ink by Pele

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