Overview:Pele: A Biography - Greenwood Biographies - 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 Pele to find the answers.Pele 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, Pele was arguably the most famous person in the world-at a time when there was no Internet or social media to help build sweeping international awareness of a pop star. This work is the most up-to-date examination of Pele's life, covering his personal history from childhood, his star-studded career as a multi-time World Cup champion playing for Brazil, his experiences in the United States playing for the New York Cosmos, as well as Pele's more recent, current, and future activities as ambassador for Brazil when it hosts the World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympics in 2016. All readers-ranging from the completely uninitiated who do not even recognize Pele's name,to die-hard soccer fans and players-will gain a full appreciation of the greatest soccer player of all time.Provides detailed information about Pele's life and amazing career that reveals the unique mindset that was instrumental to his success, allowing readers to fully appreciate how special and inspirational this athlete's accomplishments wereSupplies insights into how Pele singlehandedly brought more worldwide attention to soccer and helped spawn professional soccer-and generate a true fanbase for the sport of soccer in general-in the United States
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725650-9781440829802. It was written by the following authors: Lew Freedman. Book Pele: A Biography - Greenwood Biographies, which can be read online, published by the company: Greenwood Publishing Group Inc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Biography, Sports Books. The book was published on 2014-01-16 00:00:00. It has 187 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 476 g. File for download Pele: A Biography - Greenwood Biographies has PDF format and is called pele-a-biography-greenwood-biographies.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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