4 edition of Pelé found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Dax Riner.|
|Genre||Juvenile literature, Biography|
|Series||Sports heroes and legends|
|LC Classifications||GV942.7.P42 R56 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009035335|
Pele is the most iconic footballer of the Twentieth Century. He epitomised the flair, joy and passion the Brazilians bought to the game. “I was born for soccer, just as Beethoven was born for music.” – Pele Early life Pele was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento on . The stunning images place Pelé's achievements within the context of his native country. Told in a dual English/Spanish text, this inspiring blend of art and story scores a winning goal. (Picture book/biography. ) From Críticas Review Ann Welton, Grant Center for the Expressive Arts, Tacoma, WA -- .
Pelé’s father and wife both attended the match, as well as Muhammad Ali and Bobby Moore. Pelé played the first half for the Cosmos and the second half for Santos. Pelé scored his final goal from a direct free kick, and Cosmos won 2–1. Pelé’s first international match was a 2–1 defeat against Argentina on 7 July at the Maracanã. Ballon d'or: le Ghanéen de Marseille se raconte by Abedi Pelé (Book) 2 editions published Abedi Pelé dirigente sportivo, allenatore di calcio ed ex calciatore ghanese. Abédi Pelé fotbalist ghanez. Abédi Pelé futbolista ghanés.
Pelé tells 'Why Soccer Matters' Book covers Pelé's experiences as a poor child in Brazil all the way to his time as an ambassador for the game. Pelé announced his retirement in but in agreed to a three-year, $7-million contract with the New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League and to promote the game in the United States. He retired after leading the Cosmos to the league championship in Pelé was the recipient of the International Peace Award in
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I found "PELE" a great book. it's often a pleasure to Pelé book autobiography of such great player of the past, you will learn so much.
Pele talks about his young life before stardom, his whole career with santos and the Seleçao, the story around his 1,th goal, his life after his football career and so many more.
I enjoyed the book!!/5(27). This is an amazingly well-written book telling of how football should be played. The Brazil World Cup shows that we have chosen to ignore Pelé's advice. Read moreCited by: 4. The book starts with at least some interest concerning Pelé's childhood and upbringing in deprivation and subsequent rise to fame, but beyond that - it amounts to little more than a catalogue of Pelé's footballing successes (of which there are clearly many).4/5.
Pelé. 5, likes 2, talking about this. Welcome to the Official Facebook page of Pelé. Follow me: : M. Childhood. Pelé was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento on Octo in Três Corações, Brazil, the first child of João Ramos and Dona Celeste.
Pelé is not simply an extraordinarily talented athlete who achieved incredible success on the soccer field; his performances inspired millions of soccer fans as well as individuals outside the sport around the world.
During the peak of his career, Pelé was arguably the most famous person in the world—at a time when there was no Internet or social Pelé book to help build sweeping international.
Even people who don't know football know Pelé. The best of a generation of Brazilian players universally acknowledged as the most accomplished and attractive group of footballers ever to play the game, he won the World Cup three times and is Brazil's all-time record goalscorer.
But how did this man -- a sportsman, a mere footballer, like many others -- become a global icon?/5(2). Pele: The Autobiography by Pelé - The legend. In his own words. From the poverty-stricken streets of Sao Paulo to an international icon and one of the most Released on: Pelé started his professional career at the age of sixteen for Santos Futebol Clube, a club he stayed with for nearly twohe won his first World Cup for Brazil at age seventeen—the youngest winner ever.
He went on to win another two World Cups in andmaking him the only player in the world today with three Jules Rimet trophies/5(9). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Pele: The Autobiography by Pelé at Barnes & Noble.
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Brand: Simon & Schuster UK. Book review: Why Soccer Matters, by Pelé Topic Pelé's Why Soccer Matters is an engaging look at five momentous World Cup tournaments Author: Guy Haydon.
Pelé was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento on Octoin Três Corações, a town miles away from Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil. The son of a football player, he was born with a love of the game; it was in his blood.
When Pelé saw his father crying after Brazil lost the FIFA World Cup to Uruguay, he told him, “Don’t worry. In Why Soccer Matters, Pelé details his ambitious goals for the future of the sport and, by extension, the world. About Why Soccer Matters “I know in my heart that soccer was good to me, and great to the world.I saw, time and again, how the sport improved countless millions of lives, both on.
This is a wonderful biography about Brazil's King of Soccer. Enjoy. To support this author, please purchase his book with this link: Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El Rey.
Pelé, king of soccer = Pelé, el rey del fútbol by Monica Brown (Book) Why soccer matters by Pelé (Book) My life and the beautiful game: the autobiography of Pelé by Pelé (Book).
Not quite memoir, not quite history, this book provides an engaging reflection on international football in the World Cup era.
Pelé’s voice shines through, and for this, Winter (Long After Midnight at the Niño Bien: A Yanqui’s Missteps in Argentina,etc.) deserves praise. The co-author captures Pelé’s passion and commitment in a.
Pelé has two Guinness Book of World Records in his name. He is the only footballer to have won the FIFA World Cup on three occasions. The second record was for scoring the most number of career. Monica Brown and Rudy Gutierrez team up to deliver what Kirkus called, in a starred review, an “inspiring blend of art and story,” about the most famous soccer star in the world, Pelé.
This bilingual picture book will inspire, teach, and amaze readers as they learn about the man who revolutionized the sport of soccer. Pelé is the living symbol of a sport he dubbed "the beautiful game"—a game that brings people together regardless of race or nationality.
In the graphic novel Pele: The King of Soccer, Eddy Simon and Vincent Brascaglia beautifully depict Pele's rise from the slums of Brazil to the national stage. Pelé, the Brazilian soccer player famous around the world, is an ideal subject for a graphic biography. His career was a dizzying rags-to-riches story.
When Edson Arantes do Nascimento was born. Pelé A Biography (Book): Freedman, Lew: How did a young boy born into poverty become not only an international soccer star but a celebrity who visited and dined with kings and presidents?
Where did the passion that fueled his success originate? This book examines the life of Pelé to find the answers. Pelé is not simply an extraordinarily talented athlete who achieved incredible success on.Do you know how a poor boy from Brazil who loved futbol more than anything else became the biggest soccer star the world has ever known?
Turn the pages of this book to read the true life story of Pele, King of Soccer, the first man in the history of the sport to score a.
This beautifully designed story of soccer’s best athlete begins in the midst of a game with the star about to score. “Pelé! Pelé! O Rei! Pelé! The King!” shouts the roaring crowd.
Brown’s exuberant introduction transitions to a more sedate narrative that depicts the poor but hopeful upbringing of a boy in a small Brazilian town, playing soccer with nothing but a grapefruit or a.