Pele Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Pele quotes, Pele sayings, and Pele proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I don't believe there is such a thing as a 'born' soccer player. Perhaps you are born with certain skills and talents, but quite frankly it seems impossible to me that one is actually born to be an ace soccer player. Pele
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. Pele
If you don't give education to people, it is easy to manipulate them. Pele
Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string. Pele
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. Pele
Football is the only sport where you put people together, it doesn't matter if you are rich, or poor, or black, or white. It is one nation. This is the beauty of football. Pele
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele
A team is not made up of isolated individuals. Always stay in the game. Don't be passive. Football is a team game. No one plays alone. Success depends on your whole team being a single unit. Pele
Great teams are not made up of many well-rounded players. Great teams are made up of a variety of players, each having their own strengths. Pele
When you control the ball you control the score. Pele
Brazil eats, sleeps and drinks football. It lives football! Pele
Brazil is crazy about football. People, they wait for this moment, but this doesn't mean we are going to win the championship. That is the problem. Pele
No individual can win a game by himself. Pele
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele
Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string. Pele
Enthusiasm is everything. It must be taut and vibrating like a guitar string. Pele