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Who Was Pelé?

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Genre:Children
Language: English
Release: June 05, 2018
Edition:6th
Paperback
ISBN13:9780399542619
ISBN10:0399542612
Pages:112
Dimensions:5.43 x 8.5 x 0.28 inches
Weight:119.07 g

About the Book

The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century!

His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he was known as Pelé. The soccer forward stunned Brazil when he began playing for the Santos soccer club at age fifteen. He then went on to captivate the world when he joined his country's national soccer team and helped them win three World Cup championships. Although he was hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments in soccer, Pelé was also an influential person both on and off the pitch. His work with organizations like UNICEF helped improve conditions for children around the world. Young readers can learn more about the man who connected soccer with the phrase "The Beautiful Game."