Check out Pele in his early days. It was quite evident back then that this gifted player is going to be great. Nobody guessed that he would be the greatest.
This is a goal that is appreciated not only for its form and execution but because of the occasion and the build of the individual pulling it off. 1958 had been the introduction to world football of the legend that is Pele. He would go on to be dubbed the greatest footballer of all time. At 17 years of age he pulled off this spectacular goal in the biggest game of them all, the World Cup Final. Great things would lie ahead for this talented young Brazilian and it all started with this moment of brilliance.
The legend that is Pele scored many beautiful goals since, but this first amazing goal, at the tender age of 17 will always be remembered.