Pele Out Of Context

Pele became one of the most famous men in the world by performing magnificent feats on the soccer field. But you'd never know it by looking at these photos.
Browsing a rummage sale

Browsing a rummage sale

Being a teen idol

Being a teen idol

Appearing domesticated

Appearing domesticated

Swiping Miss Universe’s crown

Swiping Miss Universe’s crown

Caring for birds

Caring for birds

Eschewing the bench

Eschewing the bench

Making the acquaintance of quadruplets

Making the acquaintance of quadruplets

Complaining of tinnitus

Complaining of tinnitus

Yukking it up with his security detail

Yukking it up with his security detail

Confiding in his photographer friend that he actually prefers Coca-Cola.

Confiding in his photographer friend that he actually prefers Coca-Cola.

Asking for directions

Asking for directions

Remarking, around lunchtime, on the resemblance of a baptismal font to a chicken pot pie.

Remarking, around lunchtime, on the resemblance of a baptismal font to a chicken pot pie.

Knowing something you don’t know

Knowing something you don’t know

Pitching John Huston his vision for a Maltese Falcon sequel

Pitching John Huston his vision for a Maltese Falcon sequel

Acting jaunty

Acting jaunty