What do I need to say about this man and why he’s in my team?
Maybe we should start with his incredible record of 1281 goals in 1363 games. Then we should add in his three (yes, THREE!) World Cup winners medals. A total of 32 career team honours on top of his countless individual awards. Numerous “World’s Best Player” tags and even an appearance on a North Korean postage stamp.
Welcome to Los Revolucionarios, Edison Arantes do Nascimento. But we’ll just call him Pelé.