ISBN 9781416511212,Pele






Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9781416511212

ISBN-10 1416511210


Number of Pages 368 Pages
Language (English)

Football & Soccer

Pele tells the world his story from when he was a poverty-stricken boy from the streets of Sao Paulo to becoming one of the world greatest football players of all time and an international icon. His is a story that is extraordinary and inspiring to all readers. He uses his trademark wit and respect to tell us his tale that is full of insights and humour, and contains everything you would ever want to know about the man. It has stories from when he was a boy who would shine shoes for a few extra pennies to experiencing victory and fame in several World Cups. He was a man who reached the top of his glory and stayed there. Now, he shares with the world one of the most beautiful autobiographies that is a must-read for all lovers of the game and the legend. Pele was also a campaigner for human rights and took special interest in the troubles of the street children in his home country. This lead to his appointment as a UN ambassador and honorary knighthood from the British Monarchy. It is an inspiring story of how someone who came from one of the most deprived society and reached great heights. About Pele Edson Arantes do Nascimento is also known as Pele. He is a retired Brazilian footballer and has been regarded as the best football player of all time. He has won three FIFA World Cups, and was voted World Player of the Century in 1999 by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS).

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