Pelé has also been known for connecting the phrase "The Beautiful Game" with football.
In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS).
The winner of the regular season tournament is dubbed 'premier' and the winner of the grand final is 'champion'.
This differs from the other major football codes in Australia, where 'premier' refers to the winner of the grand final and the winner of the regular season is the 'minor premier'.
That year, Time named him in their list of 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
In 2013, he received the FIFA Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur in recognition of his career and achievements as a global icon of football.
), is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward.
He is widely regarded as the greatest football player of all time.
From the basketball court to the soccer field, the tennis court to the swimming pool, youth sports are the ultimate classroom.
Kids learn the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship, perseverance, respect for authority and rules, and how to win with class and lose with dignity.
Losing often motivates kids to work harder for next time. Athletes view competitions on and off the field as opportunities to learn from their successes and failures.