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Lot # 90: Pele 'Superball' Brazil National Team Match Worn Boots and CONMEBOL Delegation Dress for Copa America 1959 played at Argentina (Museum Piece)

Category: Late Additions

Starting Bid: $7,500.00

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Item was in Auction "Futbol, The Passion",
which ran from 11/23/2018 12:00 PM to
12/8/2018 12:15 PM



Pelé 'Superball' Brazil National Team Match Worn Boots and CONMEBOL Delegation Dress for Copa America 1959 played at Argentina. This museum pieces were presented to Futbolasta by former CONMEBOL Official. Both pieces will come with a legalized letter mentioning all these facts. Museum piece.

Botines 'Superball' y Traje Oficial de la CONMEBOL utilizados por Pele durante la Copa America de 1959 (disputado en Argentina) con la Seleccion de Brasil. Estas piezas de museo fueron consignadas a Futbolasta por un oficial de la CONMEBOL. Ambas piezas vendran con una carta notarizada que menciona estos datos. Pieza de Museo.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brazilian Portuguese: born 23 October 1940), known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward. He is regarded by many in the sport, including football writers, players, and fans, as the greatest player of all time. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS), and was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the Century award. That same year, Pelé was elected Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee. According to the IFFHS, Pelé is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, scoring 1281 goals in 1363 games, which included unofficial friendlies and tour games.
Pelé began playing for Santos at age 15 and the Brazil national team at 16. During his international career, he won three FIFA World Cups: 1958, 1962 and 1970, being the only player ever to do so. Pelé is the all-time leading goalscorer for Brazil with 77 goals in 92 games. At club level he is the record goalscorer for Santos, and led them to the 1962 and 1963 Copa Libertadores. Known for connecting the phrase "The Beautiful Game" with football, Pelé's "electrifying play and penchant for spectacular goals" made him a star around the world, and his teams toured internationally in order to take full advantage of his popularity. .

Dress details: Thompson & Williams trademark. Made in Argetina.
Boots details: Superball trademark. Made in Brazil. Size 9 approx US.

 

 

 

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