Many experts, former players, current players and football fans regard
Pelé as the best player of all time in general. In 2014, he received the
FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur in recognition of his career and
achievements. Named one of the “Top 20 Most Important People of the 20th
Century” (Time Magazine) and “Football Player of the Century” (FIFA),
Pelé today maintains his commitment to the sport and to society by
fulfilling various roles as spokesperson, ambassador and philanthropist.