Pelé interview at the stadium of Copenhagen.:
I Brazil they refer to him as God, and in the rest of the world he is recognized as the foremost football player of all times. On May 15, 2003 he became Ambassador for Hans Christian Andersen.
Just before the ceremony Pelé visited "Parken", the football stadium of Copenhagen, to do a series of interviews with the press and stated why he sees a connection between himself and Hans Christian Andersen.