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Brazil's football legend and three-time World Cup winner Pele admitted that despite being married three times, he has had more affairs than he could count and isn't even aware of how many kids he fathered while often being unaware of their existence. Yes, you read that right. “In all honesty, I’ve had a few affairs, some of which resulted in children, but I’ve only learned about them later,” Pele said in the most-awaited Netflix documentary on his life titled Pele. © Netflix Among all the known kids, Pele fathered seven kids including daughter Sandra Machado whom Pele didn't recognise as his child despite the court's ruling in 1996 that said she was his daughter. For the unversed, Pele fathered five kids from first two marriages — wives Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi and Assiria Lemos Seixas — and the kids were namely Kelly (50), Edinho (50), Jennifer (42), and twins Joshua and Celeste (24). Pele further claimed, in the controversial documentary, that all his wives and girlfriends were aware of his infidelity. He said, “My first wife, first girlfriend, knew about it. I never lied.” © Reuters Sandra, who died from cancer in 2006, was the result of an illicit romance with housemaid Anisia Machado. An affair in 1968 with journalist Lenita Kurtz produced his daughter Flavia, 52. “My first wife, first girlfriend, knew about it. I never lied,” Pele revealed. While that may be true, playing the field was a one-way street for Pele. © Twitter Maria da Graca Xuxa — a 57-year-old former model who started seeing Pele when she was just 17 — revealed last month, “He said it was an open relationship, but open only to him.” In the Netflix film, simply entitled Pele, the South American legend has candidly revealed several details of his life which could be a bittersweet experience for his fans. View the full article