Pelé named Subway brand ambassador

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Subway Restaurants Friday introduced football legend Pelé as their brand ambassador.

"Throughout my career, I always made sure to take care of my body with proper nutrition, training and rest. With Subway Restaurants' approach to fresh, better-for-you options, I look forward to encourage families around the world to eat well and lead active lives," said the Brazilian football legend.

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, is regarded as a national hero in his country and as a football legend around the world. He is thought of by many experts, critics, former and current players alike as the best player of all time, having made famous one of today's most exciting moves - the bicycle kick.

The 72-year-old is the only player to have won three World Cups and he has held numerous titles including Football Player of the Century and Athlete of the Century. He is considered to be the all-time most successful goal scorer in the world with 1,283 goals.

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