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Pele

(pā`lā), Hawaiian goddess of the volcano. Her traditional home is Halemaumau, the fiery pit crater within the Kilauea caldera on the island of Hawaii.

Pelé

(pālā`), 1940–, Brazilian soccer (football) player. His real name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento. Perhaps the greatest player in the history of soccer, Pelé began playing at the age of 5 and joined the Santos team at 16. Playing inside left forward, he led his team to numerous championships and the Brazilian national team to world championships in 1958, 1962, and 1970. He held every scoring record in Brazil, and in international matches he scored an average of one goal per game. His playing style was marked by superb ball control and great tactical ability. In 1971 he retired from the Brazilian national team but continued to play with Santos. He retired (1974) from the Santos team and played in the United States with the New York Cosmos (1975–77). He scored 1,281 goals during his career. Pelé became Brazil's minister of sports in 1995, serving until 1998.

Pele

(pee -lee, pay -lay) See Io.

Pelé

 

(real name Edson Arantes Do Nascimento). Born Oct. 21, 1940, in Três Corações, in the state of Minas Gerais. Brazilian athlete. Member of the Brazilian national teams that won World Cup soccer championships in 1958, 1962, and 1970.

Pelé played for Santos from 1956 to 1974. He was on the Brazilian National Team from 1957 to 1970, playing in 85 games and scoring 77 goals. During his career he has scored about 1,200 goals. He led Santos to a number of South American clubs’ cups and to world club championships in 1962 and 1963.

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In northern England and Scotland in the Middle Ages, a small, emergency defense structure, generally a low, fortified tower, usable as a dwelling place.
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GULF NEWS: Can Neymar be the new Pele and which other players do you like in the current Brazil side?
Pele Cortizo-Burgess said: I ve been extremely fortunate throughout my career to work with some inspirational agencies and agency leaders.
Beyond just preparing to obtain your goals, Pele believes it's critical to find a niche that fights a fire inside you and to share that interest with others.
Pero en lo estrictamente futbolistico Diego tiene una ventaja casi decisiva: en los tiempos de Pele, el futbol ofrecia espacios, era mas lirico, las marcas no eran ni por asomo lo pegajosas que son hoy.
Pele's philosophy on the game has always been simple.
It was his perseverance and love for the game that Pele' was called to the National Football Team of Brazil just short of ten months after signing the contract with his professional foot ball club "Santos".
Mbappe and Pele had been scheduled to meet late last year but had to postpone, again because of Pele's health, French media said
And while there is no doubting that Pele, Maradona, Beckenbauer and Cruyff were all excellent players, modern football fans would tell you that Messi deserves to be placed in such company.
When dishing it out, Pele looked a world beater, but he lacked the punch resistance to take it.
O enredo gira em torno da historia de Pele, desde sua infancia quando era chamado de Dico (interpretado por Leonardo Lima Carvalho) ate a conquista da copa do mundo de 1958, e apresenta a trajetoria daquele que se tornou um dos maiores jogadores de futebol da historia, atingindo feitos extraordinarios ainda com pouca idade.
In partial consideration of this exclusivity with Pele, Bhang has made an initial payment of USD 25,000 to Pele and has committed to pay an additional USD 10,000 per month to meet Pele's working capital needs during the exclusivity period, as well as agreeing to be responsible for all of Pele's reasonable costs and expenses associated with the LOI and transaction pending its completion.
In last year's clip, Escueta told his wife that he hopes she's ready for his gift for her which he named 'KNP.' Just as Magdangal asked what it meant, he told her, 'Kapatid ni Pele.'