Considered as one of the biggest soccer legends in history, Pele will always be remembered as a great player and a very kind person. Here is the Brazilian’s net worth and how much money he made throughout his life.
The football world is in mourning. Pelé, one of the sport’s greatest legends, has died at the age of 82. He will be remembered as a great player, but also as a loved person off the field. What was the Brazilian’s net worth?
Pele is definitely one of the best footballers of all time. He won three FIFA World Cups in Brazil’s golden era and became an absolute icon for every child who dreamed of playing with a ball.
His death has left the football fan base in utter shock. He started playing from a very young age, became one of the highest paid players of his time and built a huge net worth for himself and his family.
What was Pele’s net worth?
December 29, 2022, will always be remembered as a sad day for soccer. Pele, after struggling with his health for several months, passed away at age of 82 in a Sao Paulo hospital, where he was receiving treatment for colon cancer.
During his early years in soccer, he instantly became one of the best players in the world, drawing attention from some of the biggest clubs, but he played only for Santos (Brazil) and New York Cosmos (United States).
According to CelebrityNetWorth, Edson Arantes do Nascimento had a net worth of over $100 million at the time of his death. He had huge contracts as player, but he was also part of different campaigns for companies to use his image and those of course gave him more money to add to his fortune.