“I am extremely excited to work with Karl and the Opus family and cannot wait to see my new Opus edition. I am a big fan of the Opus and am honored to partner with them again.”​


OPUS is truly honoured and excited to announce a partnership with the only three-time-winner of the World Cup, Edson Arantes do Nascimento known affectionately around the world as Pelé. Regarded by many as the greatest player of all time and also the greatest ambassador of football around the world. Pelé has inspired both children and professional players to believe, work hard and sacrifice to achieve their dreams.

PELÉ – THE OPUS will be the largest and most luxurious celebration of football’s greatest icon, measuring 60cm x 40cm, weighing in at 17kg. Over 250 pages printed on heavyweight 200gsm silk paper will reveal the most dynamic story to an unrivalled footballing career that started when Pelé was just 15 years old making his debut for Santos in 1956. Pelé went onto score 1,283 first-class goals, including 77 for Brazil, immortalising his status as a footballing legend.

PELÉ – THE OPUS will be released as a luxury limited edition, created with stunning photography from iconic moments and treasured memories, and Presented in a hand-made clamshell presentation case. The release will also include a limited number that will be personally signed by Pelé making it the greatest tribute to Pelé ever.

As a unique extra feature, The first 100 copies of the signed Marquee edition to be reserved will also include a complimentary special subscription to Hallstein Artesian Water, the most beautiful water in the world.

The first editions will be ready for release later this December 2021.