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  • The Life of a Soccer Legend

    Pele is carried around the stadium by his fans after the Brazil - Italy match at the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico.
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  • Brazil's player Pele, center, kicks to score against Paraguay during the World Cup 1970 Qualifying in this Aug. 31, 1969, file photo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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  • Football player Joe Namath, soccer player Pele and designer Richard Barry attending "Fabrege Promotional Event" in this Aug. 5, 1975, file photo at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York.
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  • Brazilian footballer Pele stands by a display to celebrate his 1000th professional goal, in this Dec. 14, 1969, file photo.
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  • Pele?s last game at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey in this Oct. 1, 1977, file photo.
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  • Brazilian footballer Pele with his baby daughter Jennifer Cholby Nasciemento, who was born in New York, June 1978.
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  • The Soccer Player Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, Dit Pele And The President Of The United States Gerald Ford circa 1974.
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  • Brazilian soccer star Pele, one of the world's finest inside-forwards, holds aloft the World Cup in the Champs Elysees, Paris.
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  • New York Cosmos' Pele #10 holds an American flag on the field.
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  • Brazilian football legend, Pele, right, kisses former South African President, Nelson Mandela in this July 17, 2007, file photo in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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  • David Beckham and Pele pose at the MLS W.O.R.K.S. & U.S. Soccer Foundation Gala at Gotham Hall in this March 19, 2008, file photo in New York City.
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  • Football legend Pele - Edson Aranates do Nascimineto - poses for pictures during his visit to the Champions Promenade at Grimaldi Forum in this Oct. 17, 2012, file photo in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
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