What It's Like to Be Pele

What It's Like to Be Pele

by Tammy Gagne, Eida de la Vega
     
 
When Edson Arantes do Nascimento began playing soccer, he didn't even own a ball. While you may not know him by this name, everyone familiar with the sport knows the man young Edson grew up to be. Pelé is the only player ever to win three World Cups—his first at age seventeen. After a full career in Brazil, he brought soccer to the United States.

Overview

When Edson Arantes do Nascimento began playing soccer, he didn't even own a ball. While you may not know him by this name, everyone familiar with the sport knows the man young Edson grew up to be. Pelé is the only player ever to win three World Cups—his first at age seventeen. After a full career in Brazil, he brought soccer to the United States. Pelé is often called the greatest soccer player of all time. But what does this legendary athlete do now? Is he still involved with soccer? Find out what fans everywhere want to know: What's it like to be Pelé?

Cuando Edson Arantes do Nascimento empezó a jugar fútbol, ni siquiera tenía un balón. Aunque es posible que no lo conozcas por este nombre, todo el que esté familiarizado con el fútbol sabe en quién se convirtió el joven Edson cuando creció. Pelé es el único jugador que ha ganado tres Copas Mundiales, la primera a los 17 años. Después de una carrera completa en Brasil, trajo el fútbol a los Estados Unidos. Se le considera el mejor jugador de fútbol de todos los tiempos. Pero, ¿qué hace ahora este atleta legendario? ¿Todavía está involucrado en el fútbol? Averigua lo que los aficionados de todas partes quieren saber: “¿Qué se siente al ser Pelé?”.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584159933
Publisher:
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Series:
Bilingual Biographies
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
3 - 6 Years

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