A documentary about Pelé is coming to Netflix next month 2 years ago

A documentary about Pelé is coming to Netflix next month

The documentary will be available for streaming on 23 February.

A documentary film about legendary Brazilian footballer Pelé is coming to Netflix in late February.


Directed by David Tryhorn and Ben Nicholas, the film charts Pelé's rise to stardom, as he became - and remains - the only player to win three World Cup trophies, the first of which he won at 17 years of age.

With rare and exclusive filmed access to Pelé himself, the film emotionally showcases the star reflecting upon his impressive career.

The documentary also includes rare archive and interviews from former legendary team-mates at Santos Futebol Clube and the Brazilian national team, including Zagallo, Amarildo and Jairzinho, as well as extraordinary testimonials from family members, journalists, artists and other personalities who witnessed the golden age of Brazilian football.

Despite his incredible success in Brazil and on the international stage, Pelé can be a polarising figure, with many critics keen to pick holes in his supposed goal records.


But there is no doubt that he ranks among the best players of all time, alongside Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.