An Essay About Atele

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My favorite part in this book was when Pele and his brazilian team won three World Cup championships, I also liked when Pele did his famous bicycle kick at his games. Pele wore a yellow and green jersey with his name and number ten on all three of the World Cup championships. The first two World Cup championships they won were awarded with the traditional FIFA World Cup trophy. But third World Cup championship they won was awarded with the one and only, Jules Rimet trophy!

Edson Arantes do Nascimento also known as Pele, was born on October 23, 1940 in Tres Coracoes Minas Gerais, Brazil. Pele grew up playing soccer on the streets of Bauru, Brazil. He didn’t play with a modern soccer ball, instead he played with a sock filled with newspaper. But luckily, at age 16 all the practiced paid off. Pele was already the top scorer in the nation, so later he joined the Santos Club in Brazil. Soon Pele was not playing with the juniors anymore, he was spending more and more time with the professional level team. The 17 year old Brazilian star, drew media attention in Sweden as he prepared for his first World Cup for Brazil. Pele became the youngest and only player ever to win three World Cup trophies. With a lot of hard work and determination throughout
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It’s just amazing reading the ways that Pele grew up playing soccer without real soccer gear or even shoes. It’s incredible how a little boy that grew up in a poor household could end up chasing his dreams, and with faith and determination eventually became the world’s best soccer star, that nobody will ever forget. This shows that you don’t need to be rich to reach your dreams. Each page invites you more and more into the life and career of Pele. I think James Buckley Jr. did a great job on writing this biography of Pele. If you want motivation to always follow your dreams and to never give up on yourself, I would recommend you this biography of

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