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Pelé

Soccer excellence has a name, and that name is Pelé! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the Brazilian legend whom many consider the greatest soccer player of all time. Follow Pelé’s career from the very beginning, when a talented kid from a poor family joined his first professional team as a 15-year-old. Discover the amazing skills that helped this rising star become the league’s top scorer. See how he rewrote the record books as a member of the Brazilian national team in international tournaments like the World Cup. Witness the final act of his legendary career as a player in the North American Soccer League. Finally see how he continues to spread soccer around the world today as the game’s most famous ambassador!

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