Pelé : Soccer Star & Ambassador , 1st Edition

  • Brian Trusdell
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629681482
  • ISBN-13: 9781629681481
  • DDC: 796.334092
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Sports are not always about the score at the end of the game. Some athletes are able to transcend sport into other parts of life, using their fame and fortune to impact the world around them. This series introduces some of the greatest athletes of all time whose influences on sport and society have lasted long after their playing days ended.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: The Day US Soccer Changed.
2: What's in a Name?.
3: To Sao Paulo, Santos, and Sweden.
4: Making Santos into a Power.
5: Cementing a Legacy.
6: Lured to America.
7: The Cosmos Years.
8: Life after Soccer.
9: International Acclaim and Legacy.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.