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

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

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by Pele
     
 

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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…  See more details below

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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 member of the storied New York Cosmos, and his lifelong role as goodwill ambassador for the world's favorite sport.

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ISBN-13:
9781602391963
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 5.60(d)

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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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My Life and the Beautiful Game: The Autobiography of Soccer's Biggest Star 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is the best if you dont read than you are making a really bad choice. PELE IS AMAZING!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Actually pele is the best existing player messi is the best current player
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was good
Guest More than 1 year ago
Pele is an amazing author, he is almost as good ashe played
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