La Pulga reached 644 targets with Barcelona and have become the participant with probably the most achievements in the identical membership. Nonetheless, the Brazilian crew assures that “O Rei” bought greater than a thousand along with his shirt.
Saints of Brazil got here out to reaffirm Pelé as “the highest scorer in membership historical past” and delegitimized the file obtained in the midst of the week by Lionel Messi, when he scored a objective towards Valladolid (3-0) and reached 644 official conquests in Barcelona .
By means of a press release on its social networks, the São Paulo entity emphasised that Edson Arantes do Nascimento, nicknamed “O Rei” and that this yr he turned 80, he bought “1,091 targets with the Santos shirt”.
In keeping with statistical data, the 33-year-old Rosario star reached 644 targets in “official competitions” on the Blaugrana establishment and have become – on this approach – the participant “who scored probably the most targets” for a similar membership, all through historical past.
Pelé collected 1,091 targets in his profession, distributed in “643 in competitions and 448 scored in pleasant matches, which appear relegated to ostracism. as if they’d much less worth than the others, ”argues Santos.
“In these 448 targets that at this time are being disqualified there have been many scored towards the primary golf equipment and nationwide groups of the time. America (Mexico), Colo Colo (Chile) every suffered 9 targets from Pelé ”, wrote the Brazilian entity, based mostly on a research carried out by historians.
“Inter Milan, one of many principal groups in Europe, obtained eight targets from ‘O Rei’,” he added.
“The checklist is immense and contained different heavyweight groups similar to River Plate, Boca Juniors, Universidad de Chile, Racing, Actual Madrid, Juventus, Napoli, Benfica and Anderlecht,” he indicated, amongst different establishments.
“Barcelona itself, the place (Lionel) Messi performs at this time, was additionally a sufferer of Pelé, with 4 targets scored in 4 video games,” he mentioned.
“The argument of some analysts is that the 448 targets scored in friendlies have been towards fragile or chosen opponents of small dimension or regional mixed,” he mentioned.
“Considering subjective attributes such because the fragility of adversaries isn’t very best for compiling statistical knowledge. The numbers are absolute. A objective towards Eibar is value the identical as one other scored towards Valencia. A objective towards Transvaal (from Suriname) has the identical worth as one scored towards Actual Madrid in the midst of Santiago Bernabeu ”, he closed.