Football Quiz (Round 16 - Pele)

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In which Brazilian state was Pele born in October 1940?

a) Rio de Janeiro b) Bahia c) Minas Gerais

c) Minas Gerais

 

How old was Pele when he made his first senior appearance for the Brazilian national team?

a) 16 b) 17 c) 18

a) 16

 

With which Brazilian club did Pele begin his senior career?

a) Gremio b) Fluminense c) Santos

c) Santos

 

As of November 2016, Pele is the Brazilian national team's all-time leading goalscorer. How many goals did he score in 91 appearances?

a) 63 b) 77 c) 83

b) 77

 

Pele became the first footballer to score in three World Cups with a free kick goal scored against which nation in 1966?

a) Bulgaria b) Spain c) Hungary

a) Bulgaria

 

In which year did Pele win his last FIFA World Cup?

a) 1962 b) 1970 c) 1974

b) 1970

 

Pele became Honorary President of which football club in 2010?

a) New York Cosmos b) Santos c) Fulham

a) New York Cosmos 

 

Who said of Pele 'The greatest player in history of Di Stefano. I refuse to classify Pele as a player. He was above that.'?

a) George Best b) Ferenc Puskas c) Gordon Banks

b) Ferenc Puskas