skinThe man, who passed away on December 29 at the age of 82, was not only one of the best footballers in history with 1,283 goals and three World Cups, but also had a younger side as he was known. actor in film “run to win“Starring” Sylvester Stallone and a brief foray into music,
Pele was an “actor” and appeared with Sylvester Stallone in ‘Escape to Victory’
In 1981, four years after retirement skinJohn Houston directed a film called “run to winStarring established actors Sylvester Stallone why Michael CaineBut since it was a football film, the production “kingTo show off your football skills.
- What is “Escape to Victory” about? World War II, 1943. The commander of the Gainsdorf concentration camp, who had been part of the German football team before the war, takes an interest in a group of prisoners practicing the sport. He then got the idea to organize a match in which a German team and a team made up of prisoners of war face each other. Although the allies at first decline the offer, they eventually accept the challenge.
In this movie, skin plays a prisoner of war Luis Fernandez, The star striker of the team facing a selection of German footballers. brazilian football players He played the best player in a team of prisoners who not only face their rivals but also a referee against them and behave un-sportsmanlikely and inhumanely.
The real story of the movie starring Edson Arantes do Nascimento
The film is inspired by a true incident named “Death Party”when on 9th august 1942The fc starta team of former players FC Dynamo of Kyiv They faced the most powerful German team at the time, when Ukraine was occupied by the III Reich.
players of FC StartDespite being warned that, if they won, they would be executed, they won and humiliated the Germans to mass delirium. He was defeated again a week later, on 16 August. Shahrukh, Many Ukrainian players were arrested, tortured and taken to concentration camps, where many died.
Other performances by “O Ri”
movie thoughrun to win“Who Sylvester Stallone The most famous title in which it appeared skin, is not the only role he has played in his little-known acting career. These are all the titles in which he appeared”.king,
- “Baron Othello in the Arab Shop” (1971) – Doctor Arantes
- “Walking” (1972) – Chico Bonded
- “Pedro Micco” (1985)
- “Trumpet” (1980) – Himself
- ,a small miracle(1985) – Himself
- ,hot Shot(1986) – Santos
especially “a small miraclefilm directed by John HoustonDirector of “run to win“Who didn’t want to work again skin, Films in English were said to be the only titles in which the player participated.
Pele’s Music Career, Did He Really Sing?
In the middle of his football career, skin participated in a duet with queen alicewith whom he recorded an album in 1969, “little table”, The collaboration was surprising, as it brought the two-time world champion together with one of Brazil’s most popular artists.
In the last mentioned song, he appears Alice asking skin to sing something for her, to which he replies “I don’t have the voice to sing”, she insists and states “They told me you play the violin very well” and brazilian football players He begins to narrate the story in song, where he reveals that he was given a violin and began to sing as best he could.
in 2006, skin He launchedpelaginga“, an album she presented with the duet gilberto gil early version of wheretrust the old man, In 2020, the song was re-released, now with the Mexican duo rodrigo and gabriella As a fellow of Brazil, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
skin Not only is he one of the most emblematic figures in football history, but his charisma endeared him to the world of football. cine And this music, albeit briefly. It’s not just his goalscoring and technical quality ahead of his time, but his talents in different areas of the entertainment world.