My Life and the Beautiful Game: The Autobiography of Soccer's Biggest Star

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While kicking a ball through the dusty streets of his Brazilian hometown, young Edson Arantes do Nascimento was given the nickname Pelé so casually that no one remembers its meaning. Today, the name is famous worldwide as belonging to history's greatest soccer player. Here, in Pelé's own words, is his incredible life story: his five goals in the last two games of the 1958 World Cup at the tender age of 17, his glory years with his Brazilian club FC Santos, his role in four World Cup tournaments, his comeback as a...

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Overview

While kicking a ball through the dusty streets of his Brazilian hometown, young Edson Arantes do Nascimento was given the nickname Pelé so casually that no one remembers its meaning. Today, the name is famous worldwide as belonging to history's greatest soccer player. Here, in Pelé's own words, is his incredible life story: his five goals in the last two games of the 1958 World Cup at the tender age of 17, his glory years with his Brazilian club FC Santos, his role in four World Cup tournaments, his comeback as a member of the storied New York Cosmos, and his lifelong role as goodwill ambassador for the world's favorite sport.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602391963
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Pages: 418
  • Sales rank: 260,952
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 5.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Pelé was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento. He scored 1,283 goals in 1,367 games during his career, and is widely considered the greatest soccer player of all time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2012

    Pele

    White pele rooney and pele are the two best players of all time if you think its maradona and messi *cough* hand of god *cough* get a life

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2013

    Amazing

    This book is the best if you dont read than you are making a really bad choice. PELE IS AMAZING!!!!!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    To below

    Actually pele is the best existing player messi is the best current player

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2012

    Greay

    This is a great book

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2012

    Awesome

    It was good

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2008

    A reviewer

    Pele is an amazing author, he is almost as good ashe played

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2010

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