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  • Essay On Pele

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    raise money to support his family. Pele was born on October 23, 1940 in Brazil. He scored over 1000 goals over the course of his soccer career, and is considered the greatest soccer player of all time. During his professional career he played for the Brazilian national team, FC Santos, and the NY Cosmos. Pele impacted the world by overcoming extreme poverty, spreading the game of soccer, and using his wealth to fight poverty. Despite being extremely poor, Pele developed into the world’s greatest

  • Pele Biography

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    How can one man stop a war? Pele can and did just that in 1969 (Buckley 76). Pele is a “God” of soccer. He had a war held at ceasefire so his fans could be able to watch and adore the him. He reached up from nothing to become, uncontestedly, the best player in the world. Pele is a legend, a hard working even at a young age, and compassionate on the field and off the field. Pelé was born October 23, 1940 with the name Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, named after Thomas Edison (Buckley 8). Growing

  • Pele Thesis Statement

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    Pele’ The Brazilian Futbol Legend also known as O Rei (The King) and Perola Negra (Black Pearl). Those are his nicknames in Spanish. Pele’ wasn’t named Pele’ his real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. Edson from Thomas Edison. Pele’ was born 1940 October 23. Pele lived in a little town called Tres’ Coracoes. The Thesis statement for Pele’ is Determination, Inspiration and Passionate. The first character trait is Determination. Pele’ was picked on a professional soccer team it is called Santos

  • Pele: A Soccer Player

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    Hello my fellow students. In order to become famous at soccer you have to be active. As Pele once stated “ success is no accident. It is hard work and perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all love of what you are doing or learning to do.”Pele and his family were poor, they couldn’t afford to buy young Pele a soccer ball so they stuffed a sock for him to play with. He often skipped school to play soccer. After 4th grade he dropped out, He started shining shoes and roasted

  • Pele Research Paper

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    Pelé was born on October 23, 1940 in a city of Brazil. The city is called Trés Coraçóes, Brazil. The legend of Brazil was just born. Pelé´s real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. They just called him Pelé because it was easier for them to say instead of saying his full name. Pelé began to play soccer at age 11. He then was scouted to play for his international team Brazil. At an early age he had played in many tournaments for his country, but the best one was the world cup final in 1958

  • Pele: Brazil National Football Team and World Cup

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    Edson Arantes do Nascimento, KBE (born October 23, 1940 in Três Corações, Brazil), best known by his nickname Pelé, is a former Brazilian football player. In his native Brazil, Pelé is hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments and contribution to the game,[2] in addition to being officially declared the football ambassador of the world by FIFA and a national treasure by the Brazilian government. He is also acknowledged for his vocal support of policies to improve the social conditions of

  • Famous Soccer Player

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    Hook: 1281 goals scored by one man during his soccer season. Born into poverty. Started a soccer revolution in America. If I were to ask you, do you know of the world famous soccer player who goes by the name of Pele, you would probably ask who or what I am talking about. At least that's the response I got countless times as I asked my friends. That A national treasure as described by Wikipedia is "an artifact, institution, or public figure regarded as being emblematic of a nation's cultural

  • Pelle's Poverty

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    A major problem Pelé faced was poverty. When he was 7 Pelé had to get a job shining shoes in the railroad station. He used the money he earned, which was about a few pennies, to buy his family groceries. He began to save some of the pennies for himself and soon he had enough to buy his very first pair of shoes (he had not previously owned a pair of shoes). Sadly he ruined his new shoes while playing a game of soccer. The text states, "Pelé went home joyfully carrying the 36 cruzieros he had earned

  • Speech : African Cup, Opening Ceremony

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    Edson Arantes ( Pele ) Specific Purpose: To introduce Pele to the audience before he speaks to the teams and his fans at the opening ceremony of African cup. Thesis Statement: Using his great skills and abilities, Pele changed the game of soccer tremendously with his inventive athletic style of play, and today he’s here to show the all players that all things are possible. Introduction I. “According to the world record no one had scored 1,280 goals in 1,362 matches except Pele, this brought lots

  • Why Do Nascimento?

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    Pelé By Gonzalo Rojas Imagine you were so poor you played soccer barefoot, on the streets and with a ball made of socks and rocks. Imagine at age fifteen your life changes completely into the dream of even the richest people of Brazil. Imagine you go from being in a trash soccer team to being the best soccer player in the world will ever see. Well that was the case for Edson Arantes do Nascimento or better known as Pelé. He was born on october 23, 1940 in tres coracoes. He grew up in poverty