The "Uncrowned" King

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Born on October 23, 1940, in Três Corações, Brazil, soccer legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento also known as Pelé, became a superstar with his performance in the 1958 World Cup. Pelé played professionally in Brazil for two decades, winning three World Cups along the way, before joining the New York Cosmos late in his career. Named FIFA co-Player of the Century in 1999, he is a global ambassador for soccer and other humanitarian causes.

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