1977 New York Cosmos Soccer Ball Signed by (7) with Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, Eddie Firmani, Carlos Alberto, Werner Roth (Beckett LOA)

  • Lot number 2793120
  • Total bids 5
  • High bid $42.00
  • Remaining time 22:05:59:12
  • ELITE

Adidas soccer ball. Hand-signed in blue ink pen by (7) with Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, Eddie Firmani, Carlos Alberto, Werner Roth and (2) others. Please see photos for more information.

Pele is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. Pele has also been known for connecting the phrase "The Beautiful Game" with soccer. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the IFFHS. In 1999, Pele was elected Athlete of the Century by the IOC. That year, Time named him in their list of 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

According to the IFFHS, Pele is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, with 541 league goals. During his career, Pele scored 1281 goals in 1363 games, which included unofficial friendlies and tour games. In Brazil, he is hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments in soccer and for his outspoken support of policies that improve the social conditions of the poor.

The lot / autograph(s) includes an official Beckett Authentication Services hologram and matching LOA for authenticity purposes.

Authentication: Beckett LOA

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