Pele was born October 23, 1940. Pele was a soccer star possibly the best paid athlete in the world. He was apart of the Brazilian National teams who won 3 world cups with Pele, Later he joined the Santos Football club, with Pele they won 9 championships, by winning 3 world cups he spread nationalism through out Brazil. he became a Brazilian National hero.
One of Pele's famous quotes is "The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning" this quote shows how competitive Pele was as an athlete. Another quote Pele said was "if you are first you are first, if you are second you are nothing" this shows that he was very confident in himself for being number one.