Pele signed canvas - Bobby Moore & Pele
Iconic extra large canvas of Pele and England captain Bobby Moore showing their mutual respect after Brazil's 1-0 victory over the Three Lions at the 1970 World Cup.
Approximate size: 23 x 35 x 0.5 inches
Signed by: Pele
Item code: A3048
Every signed item we sell is genuinely hand signed
Due to the fact that every signed item we sell is hand signed the image displayed of the product is used as an example - the signature size, position and style may vary slightly.
When Edson Arantes do Nascimento was born in the Brazilian town of Tres Coracoes in October 1940, no-one could have predicted the phenomenal impact he would go on to have on the beautiful game. Football would never be quite the same again.
Pele - as he became known at school - remains the game's greatest ever player more than 30 years after he finally hung up his famous boots and while rivals to his crown have come and gone, he is and will forever be the king of football.
Signed at a young age by Santos, Pele burst onto the international stage as 17-year-old at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, scoring twice in Brazil's final triumph against the hosts. The first chapter in the Pele legend had already been written but there were many more iconic moments to follow.
Injury denied him the chance to play in a second World Cup final in 1962 after scoring in the tournament opener against Mexico but he was back on the biggest stage of them all eight years later to lead Brazil to another famous victory.
Many consider the 1970 Brazilian side the greatest team in the history of the game. Pele was the captain and heartbeat of the side and in the final he scored the first goal and set up two more as the South Americans crushed the Azzurri 4-1 in what is widely regarded as the best performance ever in a World Cup final.
Brazil's third World Cup triumph ensured they were to keep the famous Jules Rimet trophy indefinitely and Pele's place in football folklore was assured.
He finally retired from the game in 1977 after playing for New York Cosmos. He had played 92 times for his country, won three World Cup and scored over a thousand career goals. No-one has ever come close to eclipsing him.
Own a piece of sporting history
Two of the greatest footballers ever to play the game, Pele and the late Bobby Moore were fierce rivals on the pitch and great friends off it and this canvas shows the two legends embracing after Brazil and England's group stage clash in Guadalajara at the 1970 World Cup in Mexico.
The 23x35 canvas is personally signed Pele himself and is a stunning piece of sporting memorabilia that captures a unique and personal moment in football history.
Each canvas is issued with a certificate of authenticity signed by our managing director.
Certificate of Authenticity
Every signed product is issued with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by our Managing Director, which guarantees that every item has been hand-signed. The certificate includes many security features to avoid duplication and protect your investment.
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Why buy from A1 Sporting Memorabilia?
It can be a minefield when buying signed sports memorabilia online. With the marketplace now flooded with fakes it is very difficult to distinguish between genuine items that have to potential to increase in value and worthless counterfeits.
A1 Sporting Memorabilia puts its name to every item because all of our signed items are 100% genuinely hand-signed. We conduct official signing sessions, where every star is paid for each individual signature. There can be no marketplace without these sportsmen, so we consider it fair to pay them for their signatures.
Below are just some of the reasons why you should buy from A1 Sporting Memorabilia:
- Authenticity guaranteed - 100% money back guarantee.
- Certificate of Authenticity - Each item comes with a COA issued by A1 Sporting Memorabilia.
- Verifiable company history - A1 Sporting Speakers is a registered UK Ltd company and have been trading for over 15 years.
- Exclusive contracts - We have many exclusive contracts with sport legends such as Sir Geoff Hurst, Pele, Jimmy Greaves & the members of the England 1966 World Cup Winning team.
- Close contact with the legends of sport - Our sister events company A1 Sporting Speakers enables you have direct access to see the legends of sport live and allows us close contact with sporting greats.
- High quality of products - We have the highest possible standards for our products. The materials used and presentation of our items is always of the highest quality to achieve a peice of sporting history
- Value for money - The quality of our products and our gurantee of authenticity make our products very good value for money - don't be fooled by cheaper products, if something sounds too good to be true it usually is!
- Product knowledge - with over 15 years in the industry and over 500 products currently on sale our product knowledge is extensive and we are only happy to answer any questions you may have about buying authentic signed sports memorabilia.
- Bricks & mortar - Unlike some other eBay sellers we have a bricks and mortar office in Christchurch, Dorset that you can visit and view the products in person.
- Customer service - happy to answer questions about our company and products, we publish our UK landline number, postal address and direct email to customer services if you have any queries or questions.
- Product range - An ever changing and stunning range of over 500 unique products and growing!
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About A1 Sporting Memorabilia
A1 Sporting Memorabilia is Europe's leading distributor of authentic signed memorabilia, and the A1 Sporting Group has established itself to become the leading UK challenger in a global sports memorabilia market.
At A1 Sporting Memorabilia, we not only have the highest standards of authenticity in the industry but we also combine this with unique products and exclusive arrangements with the biggest names in sport such as Pele while Jimmy Greaves and Sir Geoff Hurst are shareholders in the company.
Founded in 1995, A1 Sporting Memorabilia is owned by Terry and Freda Baker. Through our after-dinner speaking agency A1 Sporting Speakers, we have had the pleasure of working with leading sports stars including Jimmy Greaves, Sir Geoff Hurst, Frank Bruno and Henry Cooper for many years.
In 2007, we purchased the Bigbluetube website and its remaining stock, and have relaunched the website with the same great products sold by Bigbluetube, along with hundreds of brand new signed items that follow the same principles of quality and authenticity that Bigbluetube delivered.
A1 Sporting Memorabilia has arranged hundreds of signing sessions with sporting stars including legends such as Pele and Diego Maradona, modern greats like Gianfranco Zola and Dennis Bergkamp, and current superstars including Cristiano Ronaldo and John Terry.
At A1 Sporting Memorabilia we put our name to every item because all our signed goods are 100% genuinely hand-signed. We conduct official signing sessions, where every star is paid for each individual signature, and strive to produce photographic evidence of each signing and without fail, each item of memorabilia comes with a certificate of authenticity signed by us.
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Price Match Promise
We try to offer the best value for money from any major dealer, however it is very difficult to keep abreast of the market place at all times. For this reason, if you see a genuine autographed product for sale at a lower price than ours, we will price match or even price beat the item you have seen on sale elsewhere.
Please remember, with fakes all over the net there is a golden rule of thumb, if it looks too good to be true - it almost certainly is. In other words if it's very cheap - it's almost certainly a forgery or a photographic reproduction.
This is the new scam from all over the net, a genuine signature reproduced photographically or printed to fool the customer into believing it to be a hand signed genuine article. A1 Sporting Memorabilia only sell 100% genuinely hand signed autographed items.
Our hand signed products are appreciating assets and as such offer very good investment potential. Don't accept inferior substitutes.
We welcome enquiries from business and organisations that wish to place multiple orders of authentic signed memorabilia from us. We offer excellent discounts on retail prices for individual orders of 10 items or more.
There are also opportunities available for you to pre-order items or supply your own bespoke products for upcoming exclusive A1 Sporting Memorabilia signing sessions. So if you are interested in buying and distributing signed memorabilia from past and present superstars of international sport then please contact us. We can even arrange for a sporting legend to visit your business - imagine Sir Geoff Hurst appearing live at your shop and prices are lower than you would think.