“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do” ― Pelé
“Pelé: Birth of a Legend,” will open in theaters in May 2016.
Co-written and co-directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist, the biopic follows the story of a young Pelé from childhood until he won his first World Cup in Sweden at 17 years old. The film stars Leonardo Lima Carvalho (10-year-old Pelé) and Kevin de Paula (13 to 17-year-old Pelé), as well as Vincent D’Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm Meaney and Seu Jorge.