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Pelé is 80 years old.

And he travels

in a wheelchair

or with a walker.

But he still retains the same mischievous smile that he always had and his eyes shine when he remembers his great successes on a soccer field.



, the Netflix documentary

, the footballer who won

three World Cups

(1958, 1962, 1970), who scored

1,283 goals in 1,367 games

and who made football more than just a sport, laughs and cries in front of the camera.

Above all, when he remembers the grand final of Mexico'70.

The documentary has the participation of Pelé.


In this production of just over an hour and a half

, the great moments of his career are reviewed

: his beginnings in Santos, the four World Cups in which he participated and other trophies (such as the

Intercontinental Cup or the Libertadores

) won based on effort and of incredible dribbles.


is a documentary for very football fans.

It includes some of his best plays and recalls

mythical goals and great mistakes

that have gone down in history due to the daring shown by the footballer born in Três Corações (Minas Gerais) in 1940.

Pelé is proud after winning the Paulista Championship.

Black and white and color images support each of the

interventions in which Pelé confesses to the camera

how he felt at each moment of his professional career.

Some scenes that are surprising and that will make the most mature yearn for long ago.

Physical strength, ball control, leadership, and mental strength forged a player born to win.


Among the most shocking confessions of Pelé we must highlight the


of the protagonist, which caused his children to appear years later ("my wife knew my troubles, I did not lie to anyone," he says without blushing), but also his

strange relationship with the leaders of the



("for me nothing changed with the arrival of the dictatorship") and even their

prayers before the final of the World Cup

in Mexico'70 ("it is my last World Cup, help me Lord to achieve it").

This production includes some of Pelé's best plays at the World Cups.

The documentary

ends with Pelé's last match in a World Cup.

In this way, in addition to not including the end of his career in the New York Cosmos, he

sets aside various scandals

that he starred in many years later.

Some related to their children and others to their businesses.

A few moments that could have prevented Pelé from appearing in the documenta.

A 'detail' that would downplay a British production directed by David Tryhorn and Ben Nicholas and produced by Kevin Macdonald (

The Last King of Scotland


Image from the filming of 'Pelé'.


Along with Pelé, legendary footballers like

Jairzinho or Britto

, a coach like

Mário Zagallo

, the musician

Gilberto Gil

or the former president of Brazil

Fernando Henrique Cardoso

parade in a production that, without being brilliant, is a perfect document for the new generations to meet one of the great footballers in history.


simple and humble hero

whom the Brazilian people fondly remember.

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