The King of Brazil before Pelè: Arthur Friedenreich
Who was the best player of Brazil ever? Ok, everyone answer Pelè.
But at the beginning of the century, another great player was born in Brazil: Arthur Friedenreich.
Arthur Friedenreich scored more goals than Pelè?
He played from 1910 to 1935 and at that time there were no official statistics.
So here come the legend.
Officialy, he scored 547 goals in 572 apps. But other statistics say he scored 1329 goals in 1200 apps.
Arthur Friedenreich scored more goals than Pelè? We don’t know. However, he scored almost 1 goal every match played.
El Tigre became famous in Europe in 1925
He scored an hattrick against France and became the King of Football in Europe.
He played in a lot of teams from Sao Paulo, and another legend say he never missed a penalty.