Pele: 'Thank you, King' Brazil lights up in honor of Pele 2023

"The King", who won three World Cups and was widely considered the greatest footballer of all time

The only player to win the World Cup three times

Pele scored a world record of 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during a 21-year career

including 77 goals in 92 matches for his country.

But he was a cultural icon, too.

Seven reminders why Pele is a footballing great The King

Pele changed everything. He turned football into art, into entertainment