Most Career Goals



Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Brazil), better known as Pelé, scored a total of 1,279 goals from september 7, 1956 to October 1, 1977 in 1,363 games. Pele’s best year was 1959, in which he scored 126 goals. The milésimo (1,000th) came from a penalty for his club Santos at the Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 19, 1969 in his 909th first-class match. He later added two more goals in special appearances.

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