The Story Of How Edson Arantes do Nascimento Became Known As Pelé

A few tumors and a urinary infection have forced Pelé to visit the hospital a few times this year. Being 81 years old, the concerns about his health are the subject of press articles everywhere, and in reading them, the other day, a question came to mind: how and when did Edson Arantes do Nascimento start to be known as Pelé?

Who Is The Tom Brady Of Soccer?

Tom Brady officially announced his retirement via a long social media post on Tuesday, confirming ESPN’s reports from Saturday that one of the NFL’s all-time greats was hanging up his cleats. Love him or hate him, he won seven Super Bowls, making him the most successful NFL player ever. It got us thinking at The18: Who is the Tom Brady of soccer?

Pelé's Daughter Provides Update After Legend Is Hospitalized For Colon Tumor Treatment

Pelé was hospitalized for a scheduled procedure as part of his treatment for a colon tumor and the Brazilian soccer great will be home in time to spend Christmas with his family, his daughter Kely Nascimento said.

Three-time World Cup winner Pelé, who was admitted to São Paulo's Hospital Albert Einstein on Wednesday, underwent an operation to remove the tumor in September and spent nearly a month under care.

Los Goles Con Que Messi Superó A Pelé

Kylian Mbappé realizó esta tarde una enorme exhibición en el Parque de los Príncipes. El delantero lideró con un doblete la cómoda victoria del PSG (4-1) sobre el Club Brugge y cerró el paso del equipo por el Grupo A de la Champions League. Sin embargo, parte del show también recayó en los hombros de Lionel Messi, quien con dos conquistas escribió otra jornada histórica para su larga lista de logros personales.

Desde hoy, Messi tiene oficialmente más goles que Pelé.

Marta’s Perfect Free Kick Against Argentina Was Medicinal For Pelé

The all-time leader in goals scored at a World Cup is not Pelé nor Ronaldo — it’s another Brazilian, the timeless Marta. The brilliant No. 10 added a 113th career international goal to her tally on Monday, a stunning free kick that stirred Pelé whilst the elder Brazilian watched from a hospital. 

Lágrimas De GOAT: Messi Se Emociona Tras Superar Récord De Goles De Pelé Con Un Glorioso Hat Trick

Momentos mágicos se vivieron esta noche en el Monumental de Buenos Aires, luego de que Argentina venciera a Bolivia por 3-0. El partido era válido por las eliminatorias mundialistas, pero terminó siendo un festejo de la Copa América obtenida hace un par de meses, junto al público local, el cual regresaba por primera vez a los estadios desde el inicio de la pandemia del coronavirus. ¿La guinda de la torta? Lionel Messi, el capitán, marcó las tres conquistas y sobrepasó a Pelé como máximo goleador en la historia de las clasificatorias sudamericanas.

Soccer Trading Cards 101: How To Start Your Collection And Make Money

Collecting cards can be one of the most intriguing hobbies on offer for hardcore sports fans. The market for soccer cards has exploded since 2020, and it's projected to rise over the coming years. With the hobby growing fast, now is a good time to start your own soccer card collection. 

Remembering When Pelé Played For The USMNT And They Still Sucked

The U.S. will host the men’s World Cup for a second time in 2026, which will coincide with the nation’s 250th anniversary. It won’t be the first major birthday the U.S. has celebrated with a soccer tournament, though the USMNT won’t have had fond memories from the first. Not even Pelé was able to save the U.S. at the Bicentennial Cup. 

Pelé Shares Heartfelt Message On Marta’s Genius After She Makes Olympic History

Brazil opened its campaign at the Summer Olympics in resounding fashion on Wednesday after dismantling China 5-0 at Miyagi Stadium in Rifu. The Seleção’s goals were scored by Debinha, Andressa Alves, Beatriz and a brace from the legendary Marta.

By finding the net at Tokyo 2020, Marta became the first player ever to score in five straight Olympics. Overall, she now has 12 goals at Olympic Games, moving her two behind former teammate Cristiane at the top of the tournament’s all-time goalscoring list.