After being signed to play professionally, Pele became one of the best soccer players in the world.
Pele in idolatrous times was the dreaded goddess of Kilauea.
The ohelo berry is famous in song and story, and formerly served as a propitiatory offering to Pele.
While they made shoes suitable for all sports, they became most famous for their soccer shoes, thanks to a 1970 deal with the superstar Pele.
Pele was born Edison Arantes do Nascimento, in Tres Coracoes, Brazil.