Mágico González (Jorge González) and Pelé were two of the greatest football (soccer) players of all time.

See also Diego Maradona vs. Pelé.

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Mágico González versus Pelé comparison chart
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Mágico GonzálezPelé
Date of birth March 13, 1958 (1958-03-13) (age 51) October 23, 1940
Playing position Striker Forward, Attacking Midfielder or Striker
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador Três Corações, Brazil
Full name Jorge Alberto González Barillas Edson Arantes do Nascimento
Total goals scored 151 Pelé is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, scoring 1281 goals in 1363 games, which included unofficial friendlies and tour games.
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+1⁄2 in) 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Total Matches played 492 1363
Retirement Year 1999 1977
National Team El Salvador. 21 goals in 62 appearances. Brazil. 77 goals in 92 appearances
Youth Clubs Antel Bauru AC

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