Pele and Sylvester Stallone knew each other before the movie star in together Escape to Victory.
This photo below is the premiere of the film Night Hawks ( original title Night Hawks )
where King was invited Stallone (beard, due to his character in the film) .
Below, photos of the premiere of the film Escape to Victory in Los Angeles, California.
From left w / right: Michael Caine, Pele and Stallone.
Pele can boast of several made in his career.
Was three times champion of the world, scored over a thousand goals, stopped a war in Africa, delighted crowds. And also, one day, having broken the finger of one of the tough guys of cinema. The King, in his debut in films Hollywood , opposite Sylvester Stallone in the classic film 'Escape to Victory' , 1981, which also featured other stars in the cast - including Bobby Moore, Oscar Ardiles and Kazimierz Deyna .
And the recovery of a penalty, the number 10 made the American actor suffering from pain.
The little-known story was remembered by Stallone told the BBC.
The star of 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' was part of the same team of Pele in the feature film Escape to Victory, a team of Allied soldiers from World War II, that in order to escape from prison, had to overcome a team of Nazi officials .
However, to stage one of the decisive moments of the film, Stallone had to learn to defend a penalty. And in the intervals of the recordings that happened the scene.
Stallone, Pele and Michael Caine in between filming
"It was one of the low points of my career. Alas I had! I broke a finger trying to defend a penalty charged for Pele "laughed Stallone .
"He put a pair of World War II shoes with steel-toed, and the ball was like a cannon twice heavier than today's."
"He told me he was going to kick exactly where pointed, and I thought 'It's football, which the mystery? Will be a breeze. " He kicked literally where he had said he was going to shoot. And he did it again, sticking to network and breaking one of the windows of the barracks where we were shooting. I asked if he was joking with me to drop that bomb. But there found a new kind of respect, "said the American.
Pele and the renowned Hollywood director John Huston exchanging ideas with Stallone in the background
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Pelé é considerado Rei não só pelo conjunto da obra inigualável que fez no futebol.
É também uma das 10 maiores celebridades do século 20, um dos homens mais conhecidos da História.
E mesmo nos dias de hoje, 4 décadas após ter pendurado as chuteiras, onde vai é recebido como se fosse um chefe de estado, uma estrela de cinema, um Rei.
Onde Pelé vai, há multidão e fotógrafos à volta.
Todo o mundo conhece ou já ouviu falar de Pelé, desde reis, rainhas, presidentes, estrelas de cinema e da música, velhos, novos, até o varredor de rua.
E desde sempre, quando surge uma nova estrela no futebol, a comparação inevitável é com o Rei, mas as novas estrelas sempre passa(ra)m de moda, e o Rei permanece como o alvo a abater.