He learned This is the autobiography of Pelé, the life of a myth narrated by the myth himslef. Pelé was coached by his father and the hard work soon paid off, for when he was eleven Pelé played for his first soccer team, that of the town of Bauru, Brazil. By identifying the three core selves present in everyone, and in coordinating the way the three selves interact, readers learn to control their own reality — this is the Huna Way. Pele is the best soccer player to ever live. Peléhän on kiistatta yksi jalkapallomaailman legendaarisimmista pelaajista, kirja valottaakin hyvin hänen uraansa, perhe-elämää ja peliuran jälkeistä aikaa. But how did this man -- a sportsman, a mere footballer, like many others -- become a global icon? Pele is the best soccer player to ever live. It also talks abut how thy made balls because they could not afford any.
He made mistakes, of course, but is honest enough to mention them instead of just portraying himself as a saint amongst sinners. Was it just by being the best at what he did, or do people respond to some other quality? However, for its age it is still very useable, and a great read. The world's greatest footballer now gives us the full story of his incredible life and career. He gives thanks and prayers to God during this book. His play there helped his country win its first title as Pelé scored two goals in a dramatic 4-2 win over Sweden. I this book is aimed towards all ages because the vocabulary and style of the writing is intermediate but I think it would be hard for you I really enjoyed reading this book. While his birth certificate shows his first name as Edison after Thomas Edison , he prefers to call himself Edson, but it is as Pelé that he has become a sporting legend.
Very Good condition with no significant faults. When Pelé was young, hi In 2006, the greatest footballer in history wrote his autobiography. With his impeccable style, electrifying play and impressive performance, he scored a total of 1281 goals in 1363 games. In 1962 he again played on the Brazilian team that won the World Cup, but an injury forced him to sit out the contest. Se le considera el mejor jugador de fútbol de todos los tiempos. Tanned pages and age spots, however, this will not interfere with reading. But how did this man -- a sportsman, a mere footballer, like many others -- become a global icon? Even people who don't know football know Pelé.
His autobiography did not disappoint covering his early life, football career, family life and life after football. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Inoltre il testo è anche un autentico viaggio attraverso i campionati mondiali di Svezia, Cile, Inghilterra e Messico e i resoconti delle partite sono ancora emozionanti da leggere. With Pele being the best player to ever play soccer, winning 3 world cups, scoring so many great goals 1380 goals , and just flat out enilating teams at times making the goal keeper cry, and defenders to get mad out of their mind. He finished his career in the New York Cosmos, in 1977. Within United Kingdom About this Item: The Works.
He played soccer with a ball made out of socks in the dirt streets. Other books in the Sports Virtues series include: Lou Gehrig: Appreciation Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo: Compassion Roberto Clemente: Dedication Susan Butcher: Determination Pele: Devotion John Wooden: Discipline Mike Krzyzewski: Encouragement Cal Ripken, Jr. But what does this legendary athlete do now? Overall I really enjoyed this book and would recommend this book too anyone who was into sports and especially football. The author got my interest by talking about each game in detail. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. This book is sad and at the same time motivating, a really good book even if you are not soccer fan. Everything about this was great.
He pushed my header, somehow, up and over. His last professional playing appearance, which took place on October 1, 1977, was played in front of a capacity crowd at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. De Brito then took Pelé to Santos where he earned a spot on the soccer team. Except that it was too factual in my opinion. Takes a while to realise that it hard fo him to not sound arrogant and bragging, then you remember he probably is understating his achievments if anything. Rahman , colorful production design by Dominic Watkins , lots of special effects, and some memorable plays by the child actors who portray Pelé.
In May of 1997, he was elected Minister of Sports in his home country of Brazil. Nonostante il disincanto però questo rimane un buon libro; un'autobiografia di Pelè, se si ama il calcio, va' letta senz'altro. I would recommend this book for people who enjoy autobiographies and soccer. He played soccer with a ball made out of socks in the dirt streets. Baurussa asuessa rahasta oli puutetta, mutta pojan ja kavereiden palava into vei Pelén ja 15-vuotiaana Santosiin ja miesten treeneihin. .
The club won the Taça Brasil with him as the top scorer. Pelé's technique and natural athleticism have been universally praised and during his playing years he was renowned for his excellent dribbling and passing, his pace, powerful shot, exceptional heading ability, and prolific goalscoring. The writing is full of facts, incidents and we find Pele reminiscing about certain aspects of his younger life. This might have been obvious since we learn out about him and the adventures he and his non wealthy family go through. Despite numerous offers from European clubs, the economic conditions and Brazilian football regulations at the time benefited Santos, thus enabling them to keep Pelé for almost two decades until 1974. Either than that this was worth the read! It is also interesting reading about his retirement and move to America. When he was 15, he made his first senior appearance for Santos, a club in Brazil.