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Pelé was the top scorer in football history? this is known

After his death, we remember the day that Pele claimed to be the top scorer in football history with 1,283 goals, after he Cristiano Ronaldo I surpassed it by scoring 758 official goals between club and national team.

One of the best soccer players in the history of soccer, he assured that he was the top scorer of all time, including unofficial matches, however, if these types of matches were entered into the account, Josef Bican would take more advantage of him.

When talking about this figure, FIFA points out that the Brazilian star could not show that he scored the amount established on his Instagram account.

“Not even O Rei Pelé, who claims to have scored 1,283 goals, did better. The legendary Brazilian includes the goals scored in unofficial matches in his total, and if we do the same with Bican, his harvest is estimated at 1,468 goals, although these figures are difficult to verify given his age ”read a FIFA statement.


  1. Cristiano Ronaldo: 819 goals.
  2. Josef Bican: 805 goals.
  3. Lionel Messi: 793 goals.
  4. Pele: 765 goals.
  5. Romario: 753 goals.

Source: Elcomercio

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