Three Artworks honouring Pele that we like

Pele attempts an overhead goal at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, on June 2 1965 when Brazil beat Belgium 5-0 in a 'friendly'

Pele attempts an overhead goal at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, on June 2 1965 when Brazil beat Belgium 5-0 in a ‘friendly’.

 

The One and Only Ten by Nic Joly

The One and Only Ten references the footballer’s iconic shirt number while On the Summit features a young Pelé, growing up in poverty in São Paulo, looking up to his future self brandishing the Brazilian flag.

 

From the Power Within by Stuart McAlpine Miller

From the Power Within by Stuart McAlpine Miller

Scottish artist Stuart McAlpine Miller bestows superhero status on Pelé in a comic-style painting called From the Power Within.

“Each of the artists who created pieces for the collection have been personally inspired by Pelé. Their pieces reflect not just the sporting star but the person behind the celebrity image and his admirable rise to fame from humble beginnings.”

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